Jim Thorpe, All American Poster

Release Date: August 6th, 1995

DVD Release Date: October 23rd, 2007

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
In this stirring biographical drama, young Native American Jim Thorpe (Burt Lancaster) pursues his dreams of athletic stardom. Mentored by a devoted coach (Charles Bickford), Thorpe succeeds at track before becoming a renowned football hero and an Olympic athlete. While remarkably accomplished on the field, Thorpe faces obstacles in his pursuit of becoming a professional coach, and also finds challenges in his love life, with its disappointments and heartaches that he must struggle to overcome.

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter, Dick Wesson, Jack Big Head, Suni Warcloud, Al Mejia

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Fall, Touching, Underdog, Love, Spirited, Rise, Wife, 1930s