The cast of Jim Thorpe -- All-American
Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Steve Cochran, Phyllis Thaxter
What is Jim Thorpe -- All-American about?
True story of Native American Jim Thorpe, who rose from an Oklahoma reservation to become a collegiate, Olympic, and professional star. After his medals are stripped on a technicality and his dream of coaching is shattered, Thorpe's life begins to unravel. His marriage to his college sweetheart ends, and he is a forgotten figure, except by Glenn 'Pop' Warner, his coach at Carlisle College.