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The Unforgiven Details

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One of Hollywood's most famous and acclaimed directors, [[Performer~P95260~John Huston~johnhuston]] guides this western with an unerring hand -- the cast of notable stars is no drawback either. Setting up the story with a series of suspenseful scenes, Huston has a mysterious stranger on horseback come into a small community in the Texas Panhandle and then proceed to cause a mini-war. The time is the mid-19th century and there is already antagonism between the white settlers in the community and the local Kiowa Indian nation. The Zachary family is at the crux of the trouble. Matilda ([[Performer~P27129~Lillian Gish~lilliangish]]) is the matriarch who holds a family secret -- her adopted daughter Rachel ([[Performer~P31869~Audrey Hepburn~audreyhepburn]]) is actually a Kiowa child. There are three brothers in the Zachary family, and one of them, Ben ([[Performer~P98588~Burt Lancaster~burtlancaster]]) is obviously in love with Rachel. Another, Cash ([[Performer~P51423~Audie Murphy~audiemurphy]]) hates Native Americans, while the youngest ([[Performer~P47043~Doug McClure~dougmcclure]]) is there to defend the family when they need it. The stranger on horseback has done the unthinkable, he has made it widely known that Rachel is a Kiowa -- and then the battles begin. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast

Burt Lancaster
as Ben Zachary
Audrey Hepburn
as Rachel Zachary
Audie Murphy
as Cash Zachary
John Saxon
as Johnny Portugal
Charles Bickford
as Zeb Rawlins
Lillian Gish
as Matilda Zachary
Albert Salmi
as Charlie Rawlins
Joseph Wiseman
as Abe Kelsey
Kipp Hamilton
as Georgia Rawlins
Arnold Merritt
as Jude Rawlins
Carlos Rivas
as Lost Bird
Doug McClure
as Andy Zachary

Crew

John Huston
Director
Ben Maddow
Screenwriter
Franz Planer
Cinematographer
Dimitri Tiomkin
Musical Direction/Supervision
Dimitri Tiomkin
Composer (Music Score)
Stephen B. Grimes
Art Director
Frank McCoy
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