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Jim Thorpe -- All-American (1951) was a Drama - Drama Film directed by Michael Curtiz and produced by Everett Freeman.

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Jim Thorpe: Which one of you guys is Lacey?
Ed Lacey, Sportswriter Punched by Thorpe: I'm Lacey.
Jim Thorpe: Well I'm Thorpe!
[punches Lacey]

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At the Carlisle Indian School, when we first see Jim at the blackboard, he is erasing a formula: I = E/R. This is Ohm's law (1827), in which, in an electrical circuit, you can determine I (current, in amps), E (voltage, in volts), or R (resistance, in ohms) by knowing two of the three values.
Although some people may be confused at the sight of Burt Lancaster playing a native American, in fact, Thorpe himself was not a full-blooded Native American, being part Irish on his mother's side.
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