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Custer of the West

Big-screen biography of the maverick general who famously met his end at the battle of Little Big Horn in the Great Sioux War of 1876. After successes in the American Civil War, George Armstrong Custer of the Seventh Cavalry rose through the ranks and became noted as much for his bombastic cruelty as for his heroism in conquests.

2 hours, 14 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Apr 2014 12:15
BBC Two except Scotland, Wales


Role Contributor
General George Armstrong CusterRobert Shaw
Elizabeth CusterMary Ure
Captain BenteenJeffrey Hunter
Major Marcus RenoTy Hardin
Lieutenant HowellsCharles Stalnaker
General Philip SheridanLawrence Tierney
Sergeant Patrick MulliganRobert Ryan
Chief Dull KnifeKieron Moore
Executive ProducerIrving Lerner
DirectorRobert Siodmak
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