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Winnetou (1963)

Winnetou - 1. Teil (original title)
When violent conflict breaks out between greedy railroaders and a tribe of Mescalero Apaches, only two men, destined to be blood brothers, can prevent all-out war: chief's son Winnetou and German engineer Old Shatterhand.

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Pierre Brice ...
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Mario Adorf ...
Frederick Santer
Walter Barnes ...
Bill Jones
Chris Howland ...
Lord Tuff-Tuff
Ralf Wolter ...
Milivoje Popovic-Mavid ...
Intschu-tschuna (as Mavid Popovic)
Dunja Rajter ...
Belle
Niksa Stefanini ...
Bullock
Branko Spoljar ...
Bancroft
Husein Cokic ...
Will Parker
Demeter Bitenc ...
Dick Stone
Tomoslav Erak ...
Tangua
Hrvoje Svob ...
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The construction of the Great Western Railroad creates heavy conflict between the railway company and neighboring Indian tribes. Worse, criminal gang leader Santer sets his eyes on a gold mine located on holy Indian land and influences the construction supervisor to re-rout the planned railroad straight through Apache land. Old Shatterhand, who works as a measurement technician, discovers the evil plan and searches contact with the Apaches in an effort to avert war. Written by MCSmarties

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1 May 1965 (USA)  »

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Apache Gold  »

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DEM 4,000,000 (estimated)
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Comment on DMAC-4's comment.
27 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

Well, very interesting you found it hilarious. I'm sure all those German, Dutch and Belgian kids at that time just -loved- it. In fact, I know they did, because when I saw them on tv when I was a kid I couldn't wait for the next one. The movie is naive, but it is also timeless. I have kids of my own now and they just love these movies. (Yes, they did a whole series of them!)


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