Scalphunters (1968) (Region A Blu-ray)

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Starring screen legend Burt Lancaster (ELMER GANTRY) and Shelley Winters (LOLITA) along with Telly Savalas (TV's KOJAK) and Ossie Davis (DO THE RIGHT THING), THE SCALPHUNTERS is 'a lively, ribald and unpredictable pleasure which carries the western into new country' (Los Angeles Times)! When trapper Joe Bass (Lancaster) is bushwhacked by Indians who steal his furs; and leave him a runaway slave (Davis) in exchange ; he's determined to get his property back. But when the Indians are attacked by outlaws, Joe and his unwanted companion must join forces to retrieve the furs in a startling, action-packed journey that concludes with one of the 'all-time cinematic comeuppances' (Citizen News). Co-starring Dabney Coleman (9 to 5).

Product Details

Barcode
738329133825
Department
Movies & TV
Released
22 Jul 2014
Type
Movies
Format
Blu-ray
Genre
Westerns
Sub-genre
Westerns
Region
Region A
Studio
Lorber Films (Kino)
Runtime
102 min
Age Restriction
NR
Supply Source
USA

Movie

Title
Scalphunters
Release Year
1968
Running Time
102 min
Language
English
Categories
Westerns / Action / Adventure / Outlaws / Self-Discovery / Slavery / Theatrical Release
Synopsis
Sydney Pollack directs this comic Western in which fur trapper Joe Bass (Burt Lancaster), following a successful expedition, is ambushed by a small group of Indians. The Indians force Joe to trade his pelts for an educated, runaway slave, played brilliantly by Ossie Davis. Things get flipped again when the Indians themselves are ambushed by a gang of scalphunters. This band of outlaws, led by Jim Howie, once again take Bass's pelts, after murdering the tribe.
Notes
Theatrical release: April 2, 1968.
Release Notes
Blu-ray Disc Features:
  • Region [unknown]
Cast & Crew
Director
Sydney Pollack
Star
Dabney Coleman / Nick Cravat / Ossie Davis / Burt Lancaster / Telly Savalas / Armando Silvestre / Shelley Winters