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Son of the Morning Star

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A sweeping two-part American drama which tells the story of General George Armstrong
Custer and the turbulent times of the Plains Indian War.
Starring Gary Cole Rosanna Arquette
1866: the Seventh Cavalry is formed, under the leadership of General Custer, to protect the westward-moving white settlers from hostile Indians. Over the next ten years Custer establishes his own legend as a peerless Indian fighter, despite a volatile temperament and a streak of cruelty. During the same period, government laws lead to a growing resentment among the Indians, embodied in a fiery young warrior called Crazy Horse. As their bitterness erupts into violence, it is the controversial Custer who is asked to resolve the issue - once and for all. Part two is tomorrow at 9.30pm.
Sitting Bull.... FLOYD REDCROWWESTERMAN With the voice of Buffy Sainte Marie. 0 STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 * DRAMA: page 96

Contributors

Unknown: General George Armstrong
Unknown: Gary Cole
Unknown: Rosanna Arquette
Unknown: Floyd Redcrowwesterman
Unknown: Buffy Sainte Marie.
General Custer: Gary Cole
Elizabeth Custer: Rosanna Arquette
General Sheridan: Dean Stockwell
President Grant: Stanley Anderson
Crazy Horse: Rodney Agrant
Chief Red Cloud: Nick Ramus
TomCuster: Tim Ransom
Captain Benteen: David Strathairn
General Sherman: George Dickerson
General Terry: Terry O'Quinn
Major Reno: Michael Medeiros

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Son of the Morning Star

BBC One London, 17 December 1992 21.30






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