Notes

Malibu Custer

At Movies Silently, Fritzi writes about the 1911 film Custer’s Last Fight, presented by the Quality Amusement Corporation on the 35th anniversary of his death. “There are few former heroes who have fallen in the public regard as far and as fast as Custer. Thanks to the enthusiastic cheerleading of his widow, Elizabeth Bacon Custer, any flaws, errors or genocidal intent were swept under the rug or coated with a generous layer of gilding.”

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