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Sergeant Rutledge

A proud cavalry soldier and former slave is accused of rape and murder but defended during a court martial by his superior officer.
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Format:  DVD-R
sku:  WAC 445401D

DVD-R Details

  • Run Time: 1 hours, 51 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: December 6, 2016
  • Originally Released: 1960
  • Label: Warner Archive Collection (MOD)

Performers, Cast and Crew:

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 8


User Ratings: 340
Rating: 4/5 -- Effective anti-racist western from Ford.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Aug 14, 2003
The once-great director John Ford resumes his love affair with the bygone U. S. Cavalry in this long and corny court-martial drama. Full Review
Maclean's Magazine
Oct 15, 2019
Rating: B -- Noted as the first major Hollywood western to feature an African-American hero. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Sep 21, 2010
Woody Strode should be nominated for an award for his sensitive portrayal of Sgt. Rutledge. Full Review
California Eagle
Dec 6, 2019
An astonishing film not only for its sheer visual and narrative excellence but also for its early acknowledgement of race relations in America. Full Review
Combustible Celluloid
Jan 16, 2009
Extraordinary Western works at all levels, as rousing story telling, visual beauty and Civil Rights drama. Full Review
Classic Film and Television
Apr 1, 2013

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Respected black cavalry Sergeant Brax Rutledge stands court-martial for raping and killing a white woman and murdering her father, his superior officer.


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Studio Vaults
Warner Archive Collection

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 2,797
  • UPC: 888574454012
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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