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Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson

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"Truth is whatever gets the loudest applause." Debunking western myths even more than he did in [[Feature~V31953~McCabe and Mrs. Miller~mccabemrsmiller]] (1971), [[Performer~P79456~Robert Altman~robertaltman]]'s Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976) sardonically explores the gap between western history and legend in show biz-obsessed America. Megalomaniac "Buffalo Bill" Cody ([[Performer~P104390~Paul Newman~paulnewman]]) assumes the legend created for him by writer Ned...more

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