Soldier Blue
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This excessively violent western finds Cresta Marybelle Lee (Candice Bergen) and US Army Private Honus Gant (Peter Strauss) the only survivors of an Indian massacre. The two live with the Cheyennes for two years before they manage to escape. Isaac Cumber (Donald Pleasence) is the white trader who sells guns to the Indians. Cresta tries to warn the tribe that they will be massacred by the soldiers. When the Indians try to surrender, their pleas for mercy are ignored. Women are raped, children are killed and the entire village is burned to the ground. The film tries to draw parallels between the… More

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"A clumsy, anachronistic Western which casts Candice Bergen as a shrill female lead who's a lot more 1970 than 1864. Unconvincing."
‑ Chuck O'Leary,
"Bloody, overrated film that fails to stand the test of time"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"1970's message movie is one of first pro Native American."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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