Sergeant Rutledge Movie Watchlist
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01:59 — A proud cavalry soldier and former slave is accused of rape and murder but defended and during a court martial by his superior officer.
A black calvaryman (Woody Strode) faces rape and murder charges on the Western frontier in John Ford's Sergeant Rutledge (1960).
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- Rating: NR
- Review: Shot among the magnificent buttes of John Ford's beloved Mounument Valley, SERGEANT RUTLEDGE was the first mainstream western to cast an African-American as the central heroic figure. There already had been other westerns with black characters--from the 19… (more)