A Man Called Horse / 1970
“The Sioux gave him a choice, live like an animal
or die like one.”
“A man called “Horse” became an Indian warrior
in the most electrifying rituals ever seen.”
Five years after Major Dundee, Harris appeared in his second Western: A Man Called Horse. This time he was at the top of the Bill – and Starring in one of the most controversial Westerns ever made – and of which, much of that controversy is still intact and relevant – over 45 years later.
But first let’s look at some media:
Several depict one of the films controversial features:
The very graphic Native American initiation ceremony –
Hard to watch even to this day.