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Director:
Writers:
Ronald M. Cohen (screenplay)
Ronald M. Cohen (story)
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Release Date:
10 May 1968 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Rio Grande runs red when Blue changes sides. See more »
Plot:
A Mexican bandit, part of a gang led by his father, goes on a raid into the U.S. He falls for a beautiful... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
I am flat out pounding the table for this rarely seen western ...... See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Terence Stamp ... Blue

Joanna Pettet ... Joanne Morton

Karl Malden ... Doc Morton

Stathis Giallelis ... Manuel

Sally Kirkland ... Sarah Lambert

Robert Lipton ... Antonio

Ricardo Montalban ... Ortega
Sara Vardi ... Inez
James Westerfield ... Abe Parker

Kevin Corcoran ... Rory Calvin
Ivalou Redd ... Helen Buchanan
Dorothy Konrad ... Alma Wishoff
Helen Kleeb ... Elizabeth Parker

Michael Bell ... Jim Benton
Anthony Costello ... Jess Parker
Joe De Santis ... Carlos
Carlos East ... Xavier

Peggy Lipton ... Laurie Kramer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Alma Beltran ... Cantina Proprietress
Wes Bishop ... Settler
Jerry Gatlin ... Wes Lambert
Bill Shannon ... Police Chief (as William Shannon)

Directed by
Silvio Narizzano 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ronald M. Cohen  screenplay
Ronald M. Cohen  story
Meade Roberts  writer

Produced by
Judd Bernard .... producer
Irwin Winkler .... producer
 
Original Music by
Manos Hatzidakis  (as Manos Hadjidakis)
 
Cinematography by
Stanley Cortez 
 
Film Editing by
Stu Linder 
 
Art Direction by
Albert Brenner 
Hal Pereira 
Al Roelofs 
 
Set Decoration by
Claude E. Carpenter 
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Nellie Manley .... hair stylist supervisor
Gary Morris .... makeup artist
Wally Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Bertha French .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Joseph E. Kenney .... unit production manager
John Morrison .... unit production manager: second unit
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yakima Canutt .... second unit director
Jack Corrick .... assistant director: second unit
Joseph Lenzi .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Tony Wade .... property master (as Anthony Wade)
 
Sound Department
John R. Carter .... sound recordist
John Wilkinson .... sound recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Farciot Edouart .... process photography
 
Stunts
Yakima Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Combs .... stunts (uncredited)
Jerry Gatlin .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hayward .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary McLarty .... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Shannon .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pat Kelly .... wardrobe: men
Ann Landers .... wardrobe: woman
 
Music Department
Leo Arnaud .... orchestrator
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer
Doris Grau .... script supervisor
Sally Kirkland .... dialogue coach
Anthony Pratt .... visual consultant
 

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Runtime:
USA:113 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
Average Shot Length = ~5.1 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~4.7 seconds.See more »
Quotes:
Blue:I'm tired, Mr. Parker... particularly of you.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Fade-In (1968) (TV)See more »

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
I am flat out pounding the table for this rarely seen western ......, 18 January 2014
Author: merklekranz from United States

Although less effective than the Sergio Leone "spaghetti westerns", "Blue" deserves to be ranked up there with the likes of "The Big Gundown", and "Hang Em High". Let's start with the photography. It is better than any of the above mentioned films, including "Once Upon a Time in the West". The only flaws that keep "Blue" from greatness, are the melodramatic elements, and a less than convincing romance. Terence Stamp's torn allegiance between Mexican and American sides is perhaps overplayed, and tends to drag down the middle of the movie somewhat. However the opening and finale more than cover this annoyance. If you are a fan of the "spaghetti westerns", then "Blue" is a must see. - MERK

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