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Sergeant Rutledge

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)

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Mon Sep 7 6:00pm
Sergeant Rutledge TCM

A respected black soldier who is on trial for a rape-murder in post-Civil War Arizona escapes during an Indian raid, but returns to the compound to warn his fellow cavalrymen of an impending attack by the tribe of warriors. Longtime John Ford stock player (more…)