Dartmouth Grad Quits Adam Sandler Film

April 26, 2015 4:43 AM

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Hanover — A 2013 Dartmouth College film and media studies major was among the Native American extras to walk off the set of an Adam Sandler production on Wednesday, citing the film’s offensive character names, costumes and scenes.

Allie Young, 25, a member of the Navajo tribe and an aspiring screen writer, said she had taken the job as a background actor in the Adam Sandler and Allen Covert production, T he Ridiculous Six, in order to meet some big names in the industry and perhaps help to ensure that the film accurately depi...

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