The triumph and tragedy of Native Anerican Jim Thorpe, who, after winning both the pentathlon and decathlon in the same Olympics, is stripped of his medals on a technicality.

  1. Douglas Morrow

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Michael Curtiz


  3. Everett Freeman


  4. Vincent X. Flaherty


Top Billed Cast

  1. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster

    Jim Thorpe

  2. Charles Bickford

    Charles Bickford

    Glenn S. 'Pop' Warner

  3. Steve Cochran

    Steve Cochran

    Peter Allendine

  4. Phyllis Thaxter

    Phyllis Thaxter

    Margaret Miller

  5. Dick Wesson

    Dick Wesson

    Ed Guyac

Full Cast & Crew

Jim Thorpe – All-American
Jim Thorpe – All-American


Status Released

Release Information

  • August 24, 1951


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget -

Revenue -



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