Sergeant Rutledge
Sergeant Rutledge (1960)

Sergeant Braxton Rutledge (Woody Strode) is a black soldier in a unit commanded by whites and fighting the Apache Indians. He is accused of killing the 9th Cavalry's commanding officer and raping and murdering the officer's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 6, 2006
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Extraordinary Western works at all levels, as rousing story telling, visual beauty and Civil Rights drama.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Effective anti-racist western from Ford.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Noted as the first major Hollywood western to feature an African-American hero.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

An astonishing film not only for its sheer visual and narrative excellence but also for its early acknowledgement of race relations in America.

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