Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson (1976)
Original U.S. One Sheet
27" x 41"
Condition: Mint, Near Mint, Folded
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Buffalo Bill plans to put on his own Wild West sideshow, and Chief Sitting Bull has agreed to appear in it. However, Sitting Bull has his own hidden agenda, involving the President and General Custer. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull’s History Lesson, the 1976 Robert Altman Native American Indian cowboy western (“For your entertainment thousands of redskin savages will massacre peaceful white settlers!”; “A special honeymoon performance for President Grover Cleveland & the First Lady”; “When Buffalo Bill was through roaming the prairies he roamed the bedrooms”; “Sitting Bull say: Buffalo Bill full of bull”; “The greatest buffaloer of them all”; “Buffalo Bill is the biggest legend I ever created”; “See Annie Oakley miss the bull”; “‘It ain’t all that different from real life'”; “‘Ladies and Gentlemen! Dino Laurentiis presents the David Susskind production of Robert Altman’s Absolutely Unique and heroic enterprise of inimitable lustre!'”; “Based upon the play ‘Indians’ by Arthur Kopit”) starring Paul Newman (in the title role as William F. ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody), Burt Lancaster (as Ned Buntline), Joel Grey (as Nate Salisbury), Will Sampson (best remembered as Chief Bromden in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”), Kevin McCarthy, Geraldine Chaplin (as Annie Oakley), John Considine (as Frank Butler), Frank Kaquitts (as Sitting Bull), Kevin McCarthy, Harvey Keitel, Allan Nicholls, Will Sampson, Denver Pyle, Robert Doqui, Shelly Duvall, and Pat McCormick “PLUS The Deadwood Stage, hundreds of brave Cowboys, fierce Indians, wild Buffalo, bucking Broncs, and Original Show Music played by Buffalo Bill’s Cowboy Band, &c.!”