Custer of the West

Directed by Robert Siodmak

Year: 1968
Running Time: 141
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Custer of the West

Cast
Robert Shaw
Jeffrey Hunter
Robert Ryan
Mary Ure
Lawrence Tierney
Ty Hardin
Kieron Moore

Crew
Directed by Robert Siodmak


The Epic Saga of the Man Who Became a Legend! From decorated war hero to doomed commander, General George Armstrong Custer is brilliantly portrayed by Robert Shaw (Figures in a Landscape) in this stunning, giant spectacle of a film. With an all-star cast that includes Robert Ryan (The Iceman Cometh), Jeffrey Hunter (Dimension 5), Ty Hardin (Bronco), Kieron Moore (David and Bathsheba), Mary Ure (Where Eagles Dare) and Lawrence Tierney (Prizzi’s Honor), this epic adventure wonderfully directed by noir great Robert Siodmak (The Spiral Staircase) and beautifully shot by Cecilio Paniagua (The Hunting Party) vividly chronicles the rise and fall of this larger-than-life legend! After his triumphs in the Civil War, General Custer becomes one of the most renowned military figures of his time. But he infuriates as many people as he impresses... never more so than in the days leading up to the Battle of Little Bighorn, where his sense of pride overshadows his dedication to duty... with disastrous consequences.

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