Children of the Dust

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Overview

In the Oklahoma Territory of the late 1880s, Gypsy Smith (Poitier) is a gunslinger of African American and Cherokee descent. Smith helps African American homesteaders to settle the territory under the specter of Jim Crow. Meanwhile, a young Native American raised by Whites (Wirth) must choose between the woman that he loves (Going) or his Cheyenne heritage.

  1. Clancy Carlile

    Novel

  2. David Greene

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Gypsy Smith

  2. Farrah Fawcett

    Farrah Fawcett

    Nora Maxwell

  3. Michael Moriarty

    Michael Moriarty

    John Maxwell

  4. Joanna Going

    Joanna Going

    Rachel

  5. Billy Wirth

    Billy Wirth

    Corby/White Wolf

  6. Regina Taylor

    Regina Taylor

    Drusilla

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

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  • February 26, 1995
    R, Theatrical

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