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Tonka (1958)

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97 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The remarkable and ironical story of a wild colt that changes owners around the time of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
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Writers
Lewis R. Foster (screenplay) | Lillie Hayward (screenplay) | David Appel (book "Commanche")
Producer
James C. Pratt (as James Pratt)
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Editor
Ellsworth Hoagland (as H. Ellsworth Hoagland)
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Updated Dec 25, 1958

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Dec 25, 1958 (United States)

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Sal Mineo
White Bull White Bull   See fewer
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Philip Carey
Capt. Miles Keogh Capt. Miles Keogh   See fewer
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Jerome Courtland
Lt. Henry Nowlan Lt. Henry Nowlan   See fewer
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H.M. Wynant
Yellow Bull Yellow Bull   See fewer
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Joy Page
Prairie Flower Prairie Flower   See fewer
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Britt Lomond
Gen. George Armstrong Custer Gen. George Armstrong Custer   See fewer
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Rafael Campos
Strong Bear Strong Bear   See fewer
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Herbert Rudley
Capt. Benteen Capt. Benteen   See fewer
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Sydney Smith
Gen. Alfred Howe Terry Gen. Alfred Howe Terry   See fewer
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John War Eagle
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Gregg Martell
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Robert 'Buzz' Henry
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Jim Alderman
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Alma Armstrong
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Larry Baxter
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George Bernier
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Charles Biles
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Myrtle Brashear
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Claude Brennan
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Tom Bride
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Cliff Burdette
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Lynn Burke
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Monroe Carlson
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Pat Castor
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Armand Delmar
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Leroy Ditmore
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Jack Dusick
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Chuck Fite
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Stan Frank
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Harold Green
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Johnny Guerin
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O. Hensel
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Wayne Houston
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Wallace Lee Hug
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Peggy Jaques
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Renee Jaques
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Leroy Johnson
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Karl Kleint
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Clem Klink
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Eddie Little Sky
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Bob Marx
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Harry Miller
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Jack Muhs
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Gus Norin
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Robert Patrick
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Bob Patterson
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Hugh Porter
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Dallas Quick
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Roland Ray
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Morton Remmels
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William 'Red' Reynolds
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Rod Rosebrook
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Gard Safley
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Ed Saluskin
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Walter Schenck
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Alba Shawaway
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Nettie Shawaway
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Walt Smead
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Jim Smith
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Frank Stoul
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Leland Thompson
Indian Boy (uncredited) Indian Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chester Von Pelt
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Levi Von Pelt
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Harry Welch
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Conrad Well
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Glenn Wright
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Al Wyatt Sr.
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W.C. Yeomans
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C.R. Yount
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6.6 / 10 | 322 votes