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Tonka (1958)





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This Disney adventure tells the story of a young Sioux who finds a wild horse, captures the magnificent animal, names him Tonka, and patiently gentles him. According to custom, he is supposed to give it to his elder cousin, a despicable and cruel fellow who takes pleasure in beating Tonka.

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Sal Mineo
as White Bull
Philip Carey
as Capt. Miles Keogh
Jerome Courtland
as Lt. Henry Nowlan
Rafael Campos
as Strong Bear
H.M. Wynant
as Yellow Bull
Joy Page
as Prairie Flower
Britt Lomond
as Gen. George Armstrong Custer
Herbert Rudley
as Capt. Benteen
Sydney Smith
as Gen. Alfred Howe Terry
John War Eagle
as Sitting Bull
Gregg Martell
as Cpl. Korn
Buzz Henry
as Lt. Crittenden
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Great stuff, no doubt, for the youngsters but fairly heavy going for more senior customers who are inclined to squirm when humans talk to animals and are rewarded with understanding snorts.

December 3, 2019 | Full Review…

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