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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
Johnny Butler / True Son Johnny Butler / True Son   See fewer
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Jessica Tandy
Myra Butler Myra Butler   See fewer
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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
Shenandoe Shenandoe   See fewer
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Rafael Campos
Half Arrow Half Arrow   See fewer
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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
Capt. Grant (uncredited) Capt. Grant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat Brady
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Tex Brodus
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Gloria Castillo
Regina (uncredited) Regina (uncredited)   See fewer
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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
Fiddler (uncredited) Fiddler (uncredited)   See fewer
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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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Kay E. Kuter
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Eddie Little Sky
Little Crane (uncredited) Little Crane (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Lorenz
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Noralee Norman
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Bernie Sellman
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Lucile Sewall
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Ray Spiker
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Vincent St. Cyr
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Harriet Sumner
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Walter Sumner
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Joyce Vanderveen
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Don Washbrook
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Will J. White
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6.4 / 10 | 467 votes