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

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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)
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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!

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Western

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Release Date:

13 December 1968 (UK)  »

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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 and Stephen Boyd had previously appeared together in " Ben Hur:" , " The Third Secret " and " Poppy is also a Flower " See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Countess Irina Lazaar: Shalako - it's a strange name.
Moses Zebulon 'Shalako' Carlin: Yeah. It means "rain-bringer." Zuni Indian.
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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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An Under Rated .. Curiosity?
19 March 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The caste alone is worth the admission: Connery, Bardot, Hawkins,Steven Boyd, Eric Sykes, Honor Blackman, Woody Strode, others ... Mostly European (actors) - strange for a Western - but not unrealistic to the times. Hawkins and Boyd - both recently out of starring in Ben Hur. A coterie of fine acting talent and charismatic screen artists. Proves my theory as to why Western Film will never die: Every Actor and every Director want to make a Western at some point. Connery and Bardot have some nice interplay in sharing the bulk of the screen time. Meanwhile here's some decent action here in what is a pretty well a straight up Western adventure tale. Possibly a Western that will enjoy greater appreciation with time.


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