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Jim Thorpe: All-American

drama, sports

The stirring life story of the American Indian who overcame personal and professional struggles to become one of the nation's greatest athletes.

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5 stars

Burt Lancaster had roughly a dozen credits to his name when he gave his the life of famous Carlisle Indian, and All American Athlete, Jim Thorpe. A great sports biography.

- gatoroll, Friday, March 21, 2008

3 stars

burt lancaster's socially conscious in this making-it-despite-all-the-lousy-breaks (and people)-against-yah pass of time that's as politically correct as the time it was made. thank goodness this society's improved it's relationship with native americans nowadays, yessir!

- ApeneckFletcher, Thursday, April 24, 2008

3 stars

Quite Melodramatic, but it shared with me the story of a great and legendary athlete. Burt was strong and kept my interest. I enjoyed learning about all the accomplishments of Thorpe, but also about the history of Carlisle University.

- reberscott, Friday, November 2, 2012