The Light in the Forest (1958)

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White boy raised by an Indian chief returns to his father and mother as one of a number of white captives exchanged for peace by the Indians. Army scout helps him to settle with the whites again, but the boy is torn between loyalty for both sides. In the end he settles with the girl he loves and finds happiness with the white people.

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