• The Proud Rebel (1958)

The Proud Rebel

Release Date: 1958

DVD Release Date: February 23rd, 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary

Confederate veteran John Chandler (Alan Ladd) returns from defeat in war to find his home razed, his wife dead and his young son, David (David Ladd), traumatized and rendered mute. Desperate to cure the boy, Chandler takes David to a small town in Illinois where he hopes to find a doctor. But, soon after the pair arrives, Chandler finds himself framed for assault -- and forced to choose between serving hard time and working for struggling local farmer Linnett Moore (Olivia de Havilland).

Cast: Alan Ladd, Olivia de Havilland, Dean Jagger, David Ladd, Cecil Kellaway, Henry Hull

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Western

Production Co: Formosa Productions

Keywords: Underdog, Doctor, Suspenseful, Father, Love, Heartwarming, Melodramatic, Quest, Son

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Winner Juvenile Performance
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture