The Jackals (1967)

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Bad bank robber falls in love with granddaughter of miner he and his men planned to of of gold, has change of heart.



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Complete credited cast:
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Diana Ivarson ...
Wilhemina Adelaide 'Willie' Decker
Robert Gunner ...
Roger 'Stretch' Hawkins
Bob Courtney ...
Patrick Mynhardt ...
Bill Brewer ...
John Whiteley ...


Bandits target a gold miner and his granddaughter in 19th century South Africa. Robert Gunnar is the bandit with a heart of gold, who is after Price's cache of gold, but falls in love with Diana Ivarson, who has hair of gold (bleach). Written by <>

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There was never a breed like these ruthless seven!


Adventure | Western





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15 November 1967 (South Africa)  »

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6 pallottole per 6 carogne  »

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1.85 : 1
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Opening narration - During the latter half of the last century, in the rugged hills and ridges of South Africa's Transvaal, gold was discovered. The result was a rushing, roaring tide of wealth seekers from all corners of the globe. First came the prospectors, high of hope, simple of purpose; and in their wake swept the next group: the speculators, the adventurers. Then, as inevitable as nature itself, there came the final ones: the scavengers, the jackals. See more »


Willie intermittently wears eye makeup. See more »


Roger 'Stretch' Hawkins: I just wanted to show you how safe you'd be if I really wanted to get rough.
Wilhemina Adelaide 'Willie' Decker: You smell! Even animals are cleaner than you.
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Remake of Yellow Sky (1948) See more »

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Surprisingly effective western
28 October 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

In what is probably the only entry in the category of 'voortrekker' westerns, Vincent Price plays a gold miner whose haul is the target of five bank robbers. Love interest is provided by the oddly effective Diana Ivarson (who apparently never made another film) as Price's granddaughter. It's all enjoyable if somewhat disconcerting due to the British and Afrikaaner accents of the leading players who are also decked out in typical 'western' garb. A fun diversion.

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