Soldier Blue

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Soldier Blue ★★ 1970 (R)

Two survivors of an Indian attack make their way back to an army outpost. The cavalry then seeks revenge on the Cheyenne tribe accused of the attack. Gratuitously violent Vietnam-era western hits hard on racial themes. Based on the novel “Arrow in the Sun” by Theodore V. Olsen on the Sand Creek Indian massacre. 109m/C VHS, DVD . Candice Bergen, Peter Strauss, Donald Pleasence, Dana Elcar, Jorge (George) Rivero; D: Ralph Nelson; W: John Gay; C: Robert B. Hauser.