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Blue -- A Mexican bandit, part of a gang led by his father, goes on a raid into the U.S. He falls for a beautiful woman and decides to leave his life of crime and settle down with her. Eventually his father and the gang come back for him, and he finds himself torn between his love for the woman and his loyalty to his father and his fellow gang members


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Ronald M. Cohen (screenplay)
Ronald M. Cohen (story)
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Release Date:
10 May 1968 (USA) See more »
The Rio Grande runs red when Blue changes sides. See more »
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  (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
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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USA:113 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Average Shot Length = ~5.1 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~4.7 seconds.See more »
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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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Loved this film, 20 June 2003
Author: fanaticita from USA

As a long-time Terence Stamp fan, I finally was able to rent this video after a long search. I don't care if Terence's cockney accent slipped through now and then. It didn't distract me from watching his beautiful performance as Azul/Blue, who finds it difficult to fit into either world: the Mexican world to which he belonged after his parents were killed and he was found by the "bandit" Ortega, or the world of the "gringo" from which he came. There was some residual "Billy Budd" quality in this film which may have been unintended on Stamp's part. It was a delight to see Stamp in this role -he is such a natural. The ending was somewhat enigmatic, but the filming of the last scenes in the river were beautiful, believable, and tragic.

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