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Tonka (1958)  link to Tonka on IMDb  

Number: 2463

poster Tonka

IMDb Rating:
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6.5/10 (322 votes)

Country: USA, 97 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama, Adventure, Family, Western

Director(s): Lewis R. Foster

Video Codec: Unknown

In Dakota territory in the 1870s, White Bull, a young Sioux, proves his manhood by catching and training a wild colt he names Tonka. When a cruel cousin claims the horse as the privilege of rank, White Bull lets Tonka go. The horse ends up in the hands of a captain in the US cavalry about the time that Sitting Bull gathers the tribes to confront the growing US presence, epitomized by the bigoted General Custer. All paths, including those of White Bull and Tonka, lead to the confluence of the Little and Big Horn rivers.



photo Sal Mineo Sal Mineo White Bull
photo Philip Carey Philip Carey Capt. Miles Keogh
photo Jerome Courtland Jerome Courtland Lt. Henry Nowlan
photo H.M. Wynant H.M. Wynant Yellow Bull
photo Joy Page Joy Page Prairie Flower

Medium: Media file,

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.55:1