Little Big Man (1970)

139 min.
Plot  121 year old Jack Crabb recounts his colorful life story to a curious historian. Among other things, Crabb had been a captive of the Cheyenne, a gunslinger, an associate of Wild Bill Hickok, and a scout for General George Armstrong Custer.

Jack begins his story when he was 10 years old where he and his older sister Caroline (Carole Androsky) survive the massacre of their parents by the Pawnee, and are taken back to a Cheyenne village. Caroline escapes, but Jack is reared by good-hearted tribal leader Old Lodge Skins. As Jack gets older, he unwittingly makes an enemy of another boy, Younger Bear; however, Younger Bear eventually owes his life to Jack since he saved his life from a Pawnee Indian. Jack is given the name "Little Big Man" because he is short but very brave. When Jack is 16, he is recaptured by U.S. cavalry troopers and renounces his Native American upbringing in order to save himself. He is put in the care of Reverend Silas Pendrake and his sexually frustrated wi...



Dustin Hoffman
Jack Crabb
Faye Dunaway
Louise Pendrake
Chief Dan George
Old Lodge Skins
Martin Balsam
Allardyce T. Meriweather
Jeff Corey
Wild Bill Hickok
Cal Bellini
Younger Bear
Thayer David
Reverend Silas Pendrake
William Hickey
The historian
James Anderson


All Titles

Little Big Man
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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