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Shalako (1968)

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A fairly standard Louis Lamour western. Shalako, the hunter and tracker has to save a party of European hunters who are in danger from an Indian uprising.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bosky Fulton
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Sir Charles Daggett
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Frederick Von Hallstatt (as Peter Van Eyck)
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Lady Daggett
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Chato
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Mako
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Henry Clarke
Valerie French ...
Elena Clarke
Julián Mateos ...
Rojas (as Julian Mateos)
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Buffalo (as Donald Barry)
Rodd Redwing ...
Chato's Father
Chief Tug Smith ...
Loco (as 'Chief' Tug Smith)
Hans De Vries ...
Hans
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A fairly standard Louis Lamour western. Shalako, the hunter and tracker has to save a party of European hunters who are in danger from an Indian uprising. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Sean Connery is Shalako! Shalako means action! Action means Bardot!

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Release Date:

12 November 1968 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Edward Dmytryk's Shalako  »

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Budget:

$1,455,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jack Hawkins is dubbed by Charles Gray. See more »

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One of the cowboys killed fleeing from the overturned coach can be seen still breathing. See more »

Quotes

Sir Charles Daggett: [to Lady Daggett] Perhaps I'll leave you to the Apaches. They apparently have very interesting ways with ladies.
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Connections

Referenced in The Postgraduate Course in Sexual Love (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Shalako
Words by Jim Dale
Music by Robert Farnon (uncredited)
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Curiously underrated
13 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

While I will concede that Shalako is not a groundbreaking film, I must take issue with the low average score it has received. The story is fairly engaging, Sean Connery is in great form, and Brigitte Bardot is as comely as ever! She reminds me of Claudia Schiffer! I also love her accent! She and Sean Connery share a very nice restrained romance. Some people might interpret this film as a celebration of the New World over the Old World but really that is too much of an analytical assertion. To me, it's a great star vehicle and a nice rousing adventure celebrating ingenuity, honor, and perseverance. 7/10.


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