Classic Westerns

Sitting Bull (1954)

Director: Sidney Salkow
Actors: Dale Robertson, Mary Murphy, J. Carrol Naish, John Litel, Joel Fluellen
Runtime: 105 min.

When tensions between the U.S. Government and the Sioux Indians reach an all time high, the sympathetic Major Robert Parrish intervenes and sets up a meeting between Chief Sitting Bull and President Ulysses S. Grant. The peace talks look promising, but General Custerís temper threatens to derail everything before a resolution can be reached.

Trivia: Actor J. Carrol Naish was a two-time Oscar nominee. Once in 1944 for Best Supporting Actor for the film Sahara and again in the same category for A Medal for Benny in 1946. While he never won an Oscar, he did win a Golden Globe for his role in A Medal for Benny.