Is the movie Apache based on a true story?

Is the movie Apache based on a true story?

RELEASED IN 1954 and directed by Robert Aldrich, “Apache” is based on the real-life story of Massai (Burt Lancaster), a Chiricahua Apache who was exiled with other Apaches to a reservation in Florida to be held with Geronimo and Chihuahua, but he escapes the train somewhere near St.

Why is Burt Lancaster limping in the swimmer?

In the film’s diegesis, Ned Merrill gains the limp after a “bad takeoff” while jumping hurdles with his blonde babysitter (Janet Landgard). But the limp was not in the original Eleanor Perry treatment of the Cheever story; Lancaster’s limp, though temporary, was real.

Who has been blacklisted from the Oscars?

Harvey Weinstein. Roman Polanski. Bill Cosby. Carmine Caridi.

Who turned down an Oscar first?

Dudley Nichols – 1935 Oscar for Best Screenplay The first person to reject an Oscar was screenwriter Dudley Nichols, who won for Best Screenplay for the 1935 film, ‘The Informer’.