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Run, Simon, Run (1970)

A Papago Indian returns to his reservation after a prison term and searches for his brother's killer.

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George McCowan
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Burt Reynolds ... Simon Zuniga
Inger Stevens ... Carroll Rennard
Royal Dano ... Sheriff Tacksberry
James Best ... Henry Burroughs
Rodolfo Acosta ... Manuel
Don Dubbins ... Freddie Tomb
Joyce Jameson ... Esther
Barney Phillips ... Cesar Rosetti
Herman Rudin Herman Rudin ... Asa
Eddie Little Sky ... Santana
Ken Lynch ... Warden Lomis
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Storyline

Burt Reynolds stars in this TV-movie as a Papago Indian, who returns to his people after serving a long sentence for a crime he didn't commit. To clear himself of the murder of his own brother, Reynolds begins a long and bloody search for the actual killer. Written by Ørnås

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A red man and white woman bound by a love that death can't destroy.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Savage Run See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Final role of Inger Stevens. See more »

Soundtracks

The Ballad of Simon Zuniga
(uncredited)
Written and Performed by The Orphanage [Murray MacLeod, Joyce Eliason and Frankie Fulger]
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Was My Introduction to Burt Reynolds
7 September 2018 | by steelmagnolia58See all my reviews

And my crush continued for long after.

The story was rather typical of the era in which it was shot, and Reynolds' dark hair, intense brown eyes, and lithe frame all lent themselves to his ideal casting as the wrongfully accused "redskin."

It was rather a formula movie-he's on a mission to avenge his brother's murder- and the production values were quite obviously small screen. Reynolds' performance was a preview of what he was capable of as his career progressed.

Many others among the cast went on to healthy careers as well, and even the casual movie fan will appreciate the familiar faces.


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