The Great Sioux Uprising

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The Great Sioux Uprising
The poster of the movie The Great Sioux Uprising.jpg
Directed by Lloyd Bacon
Produced by Albert J. Cohen
Written by J. Robert Bren (story)
Gladys Atwater (story)
Melvin Levy (writer)
Starring Jeff Chandler
Cinematography Maury Gertsman
Edited by Edward Curtiss
Distributed by Universal-International
Release dates
  • July 17, 1953 (1953-07-17)
Running time
80 mins.
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1.35 million (US)[1]

The Great Sioux Uprising is a 1953 western film directed by Lloyd Bacon and starring Jeff Chandler.

Plot synopsis[edit]

During the Civil War, in Wyoming, horse dealers Joan Britton (Faith Domergue) and Stephen Cook (Lyle Bettger) are competing to supply the Union Army with horses. A Cherokee, Stan Watie, is in the area to stir up the Sioux against the Union just as Cook decides to steal a herd of Sioux horses. Ex-army doctor Jonathan Westgate (Jeff Chandler), opposes Cook’s unscrupulous methods as well as being Cook’s rival for the affections of Joan. It seems Westgate is the only one able to prevent a new Indian war.



  1. ^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1953', Variety, January 13, 1954

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