This documentary is a portrait of former New York City Rockette Mary Mayta and her MGM Dance studio in Wichita,... more
HOW IT RATES
The Ballad of Jack Blake is set during the final years of the Civil War. It is the story of an 18-year-old boy whose view of the world is colored by the popular serial novels of the time. Drawn by the grandeur of life as a soldier, he joins the Army as a volunteer whose mission is to capture and contain Indians who are terrorizing local settlers. Jack finds the journey to be as grand and adventure-filled as he expected, but also full of human blunder, evil, and cowardice as his enlistment culminates in the historical Sand Creek Massacre.