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Theatrical poster
Directed byCharles B. Pierce
Produced byCharles B. Pierce
Tom Clark
Written byBrad White
Charles B. Pierce
Michael O. Sajbel
StarringBen Johnson
Iron Eyes Cody
Lana Wood
Jack Elam
Alex Cord
Music byJaime Mendoza-Nava
CinematographyJames W. Roberson
Edited byJames W. Roberson
Distributed byAmerican International Pictures
Release date
  • December 28, 1977 (1977-12-28)
CountryUnited States

Grayeagle is a 1977 Western adventure film directed Charles B. Pierce, written by Pierce, Brad White, and Michael O. Sajbel, starring Ben Johnson, Iron Eyes Cody and Lana Wood. The theme is about kidnapping and interracial/cross-cultural romance.[1][2]


Set in 1848, in the Montana Territory, Ben Johnson plays John Coulter who lives on the plains with his daughter Beth and his friend Standing Bear. The story is told mainly from a Native American point of view.

Beth is kidnapped by Greyeagle of the Cheyenne nation, who was tasked by the chief to bring Beth to him. Coulter and Standing Bear go through various adventures to find Beth, to bring her back safely home.

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  1. ^ Hilger, Michael (1995), From Savage To Nobleman: Images Of Native Americans In Film, Scarecrow Press, p. 199, ISBN 978-0810829787
  2. ^ Loy, R. Philip (2004), Westerns In A Changing America, 1955-2000, McFarland, p. 261, ISBN 978-0786418718

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