Sergeant Rutledge

  |  Buy to Own: 01/01/1970
  |  Watch Now: 15/05/2010
  |  111 min
Rated PG by the BBFC


In 1866, 9th cavalryman Sergeant Rutledge (Woody Strode) finds himself on trial for murder and rape. Rutledge faces prejudice as he is one of the 'Buffalo soldiers', whose battalions are made up solely of blacks. Defending Rutledge in court is Lt Cantrell (Jeffrey Hunter), and as various witnesses provide their testimony, Rutledge's courageous career is revealed in flashback.