DIRECTED & WRITTEN BY MICHAEL WINNER
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After Pardon Chato, a mestizo, kills a US marshal in self-defense, a posse pursues him, but as the white volunteers advance deep in Indian territory they become more prey than hunters, leading to internal strife.
Written by KGF Vissers
Charles Bronson ... Pardon Chato
Jack Palance ... Capt. Quincey Whitmore
James Whitmore ... Joshua Everette
Simon Oakland ... Jubal Hooker
Ralph Waite ... Elias Hooker
Richard Jordan ... Earl Hooker
Victor French ... Martin Hall
Sonia Rangan ... Chato's woman
William Watson ... Harvey Lansing
Roddy McMillan ... Gavin Malechie
Paul Young ... Brady Logan
Raul Castro ... Mexican scout
Lee Patterson ... George Dunn
Roland Brand Roland Brand
Peter Dyneley ... Ezra Meade
Hugh McDermott ... Bartender
Celestino González ... (as Celestino Gonzalez)
Verna Harvey ... Shelby Hooker
Sally Adez ... Moira Logan
Clive Endersby ... Jacob Meade
Rebecca Wilson ... Edna Malechie
Richard Basehart ... Nye Buell
Robert Paynter ... director of photography
The Hooker ranch house and barn are the same as the McBain house and barn in Once Upon a Time in the West (1968).
This film is one of Charles Bronson's 70s westerns. His westerns made during the 1970s include Valdez the Halfbreed (1973), Red Sun (1971), Chato's Land (1972), From Noon Till Three (1976), Breakheart Pass (1975) and The White Buffalo (1977).
This is the first film out of six that Charles Bronson and Michael Winner made together.
Michael Winner had wanted Gene Hackman for the Jack Palance part
Charles Bronson speaks very little in this film, with only a few words of his dialogue being in English.
When Joshua Everette leaves the gang to seek medical help for his brMemorable Quotes he shifts his reins with the bad arm and then uses the reins in the bad arm to whip his horse.
As Captain Whitmore walks down the street in the opening sequence, the direction of his shadow changes from behind him and to his right to in front of him and to his left.
Several times as the posse rides through the desert, the saguaro cacti props in the background can be seen jiggling and flapping their arms in the wind.
Tabernas, Almería, Andalucía, Spain
Almería, Andalucía, Spain
Balsicas de Alfaro, Rioja, Almería, Andalucía, Spain (Meade's Ranch)
Cabo de Gata, Almería, Andalucía, Spain (Desert scenes)
Desierto de Tabernas, Almería, Andalucía, Spain (Chato's land)
Poblado Western 'Sergio Leone', Tabernas, Almería, Andalucía, Spain
Fort Bravo Cinema Studios, Tabernas, Almería, Andalucía, Spain (Town)
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