The Scalphunters1968

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The Scalphunters
Directed by:
Sydney Pollack

Starring Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters, Telly Savalas, Ossie Davis, Dabney Coleman and Paul Picerni, "The Scalphunters" (also known as "Mit eisernen Fäusten", "Joe Bass l'implacabile") is a Comedy/Western film directed by Sydney Pollack, released on April 02 of 1968 in the USA.

He'll stop at nothing to take back what's his.

Who directed "The Scalphunters":

The Scalphunters was directed by Sydney Pollack, an American producer, director, and actor.

Before The Scalphunters, Sydney Pollack had directed This Property Is Condemned, released in 1966. Since, he directed The Swimmer, released in 1968, Castle Keep (1969), They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969), Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Yakuza (1974), and Three Days of the Condor (1975).

When was "The Scalphunters" released:

The Scalphunters was initally released in the United States on Tuesday, April 02, 1968. Also released on Tuesday, April 02, 1968 have been 2001: A Space Odyssey (dir. Stanley Kubrick) and A Dandy in Aspic (dir. Laurence Harvey and Anthony Mann). This was fifty-one (51) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 08, 1968 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The Scalphunters":

At the casting of The Scalphunters we find Burt Lancaster, previously seen in The Professionals (1966) and The Hallelujah Trail (1965); Shelley Winters (Enter Laughing (1967), Alfie (1966)); Telly Savalas (Sol Madrid (1968), The Dirty Dozen (1967)) [ more... ]

  • Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat and Tony Epper also appeared together in Valdez Is Coming, released in 1971.
  • Telly Savalas and Burt Lancaster, Shelley Winters also appeared in The Young Savages, released in 1961.

What is the Storyline of "The Scalphunters":

Huckleberry Bass (Burt Lancaster), an American fur trapper, is making his way back home with a full cargo of hides when he encounters a group of Kiowa Indians led by Two Crows (Armando Silvestre), who insist on taking his furs. As "payment" they offer him a slave, Joseph Lee (Ossie Davis), who they had previously taken from a group of Comanches. Reluctantly, realising he cannot fight them, Bass agrees to the trade.

Bass is slightly bemused by his new companion, who is a well-educated and refined [...]

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