Jim Thorpe--All-American (1951)
Superb biographical drama of the Native American super-athlete who won both the pentathlon and decathlon in the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Burt Lancaster delivers a fine performance as Thorpe, who battled alcoholism, fought prejudice and saw his medals taken away from him when the Olympic Committee discovered he played semi-pro sports. Charles Bickford, Phyllis Thaxter co-star. 105 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), French; bonus shorts "So You Want To Be A Paper Hanger" (1951), "Hare We Go" (1951); theatrical trailers.
- Michael Curtiz
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Dick Wesson, Jack Bighead, Suni Warcloud, Al Mejia, Hubie Kerns, Nestor Paiva, Jimmie Moss, Billy Gray, Eula Morgan, Bob Williams, Sarah Selby, Phil Tead, Roy Gordon, Ralph Montgomery, Tim Graham, Norman Phillips, Mary Alan Hokanson, Robert Harrison, Hal Fieberling, Charles Horvath, John Close... More