Tonka (1958)

Tonka

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This Disney adventure differed from many films of its era in that it depicted an unusually humanistic view of Native Americans as it tells the story of a young Sioux who finds a wild horse, captures the magnificent animal, names him Tonka, and patiently gentles him. According to custom, he is supposed to give it to his elder cousin, a despicable and cruel fellow who takes pleasure in beating Tonka and who eventually sells him to the cavalry. A kindly cavalry captain buys Tonka and names him … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Drama, Action & Adventure
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Written By: Lewis R. Foster, Lillie Hayward
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as White Bull

as Capt. Miles Keogh

as Lt. Henry Nowlan

as Strong Bear

as Yellow Bull

as Prairie Flower

as Gen. George Armstron...

as Capt. Benteen

as Gen. Alfred Howe Ter...

as Sitting Bull

as Cpl. Korn

as Lt. Crittenden
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