First screened in August 2015
Director: Edward Dmytryk. Cast: Robert Wagner, Spencer Tracy, Richard Widmark, Jean Peters, Katy Jurado, Hugh O'Brian, Earl Holliman, Eduard Franz, E.G. Marshall, Philip Ober, Carl Benton Reid, Robert Burton, Robert Adler. Screenplay: Richard Murphy (based on an original screen story by Philip Yordan). Twitter Capsule:
Tentative critique of male ego, settler patriarchy. Tentative stab at frontier Lear. Tentative love story. Tentative.
Have to give it credit for pressing against some limits and raw nerves in Native representation, the western genre, and alpha-dog idolatry, even if it hedges bets.