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The Light in the Forest (1958)

Unrated
83 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A young white man who spent his whole life raised by Native Americans is sent to live with his birth family and must learn to fit in with people he was taught to hate.
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Stanley E. Johnson (as Stanley Johnson)
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Updated Jul 8, 1958

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Jul 8, 1958 (United States)

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Fess Parker
Del Hardy Del Hardy   See fewer
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Wendell Corey
Wilse Owens Wilse Owens   See fewer
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Joanne Dru
Milly Elder Milly Elder   See fewer
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James MacArthur
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Jessica Tandy
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John McIntire
John Elder John Elder   See fewer
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Joseph Calleia
Chief Cuyloga Chief Cuyloga   See fewer
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Carol Lynley
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Rafael Campos
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Frank Ferguson
Harry Butler Harry Butler   See fewer
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Dean Fredericks
Niskitoon (as Norman Frederic) Niskitoon (as Norman Frederic)   See fewer
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Marian Seldes
Kate Owens Kate Owens   See fewer
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Stephen Bekassy
Col. Henry Bouquet Col. Henry Bouquet   See fewer
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Sam Buffington
George Owens George Owens   See fewer
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Robert Anderson
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Pat Brady
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Tex Brodus
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Gloria Castillo
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Iron Eyes Cody
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Robert Cole
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Nancy Crawford
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Myrna Fahey
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George Ford
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Dorothy Hack
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Herman Hack
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Kevin Hagen
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Chuck Hamilton
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Jimmie Horan
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Dick Johnstone
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George Keymas
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Eddie Little Sky
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Jack Lorenz
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Noralee Norman
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Lucile Sewall
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Ray Spiker
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Vince St. Cyr
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Harriet Sumner
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Walter Sumner
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Joyce Vanderveen
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6.4 / 10 | 460 votes