Custer of the West (1967)

Director
Robert Siodmak

Main cast
Robert Shaw; Mary Ure; Ty Hardin; Jeffrey Hunter; Lawrence Tierney

Genres
History, Western, Drama

Description
Biopic of General George Armstrong Custer from his rise to prominence in the Civil War through to his "last stand" at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.


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