Long Lance

Long Lance

                                Long Lance
| 55 min

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Was he a black man, a white man, or an Indigenous leader? This documentary looks at legendary and fascinating impostor Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance. In the early 1900s, he garnered international acclaim as a soldier, journalist, writer, photographer, bon vivant and movie star. But despite his very public life, his origins remain a mystery. Based on a book by Donald Smith, this film outlines Long Lance's almost unbelievable life story.

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Long Lance, Bernie Dichek, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Bernie Dichek
  • producer
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • executive producer
    Tom Radford
  • script
    Donald Brittain
    Bernie Dichek
  • photography
    James Jeffrey
  • sound
    Jerry Krepakevich
    Don Paches
    George Tarrant
  • editing
    Peter Svab
  • sound editing
    Gerald K. Wilson
  • narrator
    Donald Brittain
  • music
    Roger Deegan
  • cast
    Clarence Comrie
    Daryl Duke
    Eric E. Martin
    Albert Kerovack
    Orest Kinasewich
    Edmund Many Bears
    Raymond Many Bears
    Samuel Mottrich
    Marlane O'Brien
    Wendell Smith
    Dan Weasel Moccasin
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