Flaming Star


Flaming Star

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Tensely directed by Don Siegel, Flaming Star is the grittiest of Elvis Presley's post-Army films. Elvis plays Pacer Burton, a half-breed youth in the old West, torn between loyalty to the whites, as represented by his father (John McIntyre), and the Indians, represented by his mother (Dolores Del Rio). A series of brutal Kiowa raids, and the subsequent reprisals by the white settlers, sorely test Pacer's fortitude. Though offered moral support from his loved ones, Pacer is forced to work things out himself. The film was based on a novel by Clair Huffaker. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Elvis Presley
as Pacer Burton
Dolores Del Rio
as Neddy Burton
Barbara Eden
as Roslyn Pierce
Steve Forrest
as Clint Burton
John McIntire
as Pa Burton
Rodolfo Acosta
as Buffalo Horn
Karl Swenson
as Dred Pierce
Ford Rainey
as Doc Phillips
Richard Jaeckel
as Angus Pierce
Anne Benton
as Dorothy Howard
L.Q. Jones
as Tom Howard
Douglas Dick
as Will Howard
Marian Goldina
as Ph' Sha Knay
Ted Jacques
as Hornsby
Rodd Redwing
as Indian Brave
Perry Lopez
as Two Moons
Sharon Bercutt
as Bird's Wing
The Jordanaires
as Vocal Accompaniment
Barbara Beaird
as Dottie Phillips
Virginia Christine
as Mrs. Phillips
Henry Amargo
as Brave (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for Flaming Star

All Critics (11) | Fresh (10) | Rotten (1)

Audience Reviews for Flaming Star

  • Sep 26, 2007
    Only okay as westerns go and actually very dark at the end but miles ahead of most of the tripe that Elvis was thrown into by the Colonel.
    jay n Super Reviewer
  • Sep 03, 2007
    i watched this a few weeks ago and i thought that it was a pretty good movie with a good stroy line i think its one of the best movies he made
    Lone W Super Reviewer
  • Feb 06, 2007
    <b><i>Everyman has a Flaming Star over his Shoulder</i> A boring Movie but AWESOME songs. Its my Christmas CD. I love Flaming Star songs.
    Lilo C Super Reviewer

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