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Against a Crooked Sky (1975)

When Charlotte Sutter is kidnapped by Apaches her brother Sam aided by an old drunk prospector goes searching for her.

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Russian
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Sam Sutter
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Cut Tongue / Narrator
Clint Ritchie ...
John Sutter
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Molly Sutter
Jewel Blanch ...
Charlotte Sutter
Brenda Venus ...
Ashkea
Geoffrey Land ...
Temkai
Gordon Hanson ...
Chief Shumeki
Vince St. Cyr ...
Cheyenne Chief Shokobob
Margaret Willey ...
Old Hag
Norman Walke ...
Milt Adams
George Dale ...
Bob
Bar Killer ...
B'ar Killer (as B'AR Killer)
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The eldest daughter of a pioneer family is kidnapped by a mysterious Indian tribe and the eldest son pursues. In order to win back his sister's freedom, he must sacrifice his own life by passing the test of "Crooked Sky" and shield his sister from an executioner's arrow. Along the way, he recruits a broken down, drunk prospector to help him track down the unknown tribe and rescue his sister. Written by <Dogstarr@ibm.net>

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A young boy, lost and alone in a desert wilderness, chased by Indians. [video cover]


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December 1975 (USA)  »

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Das Rennen gegen die Sonne  »

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2.35 : 1
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Russian: [singing] I killed a b'ar, over thar. I didn't really do it, I was drunk.
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Against a Crooked Sky
Music by Lex de Azevedo (as Lex De Azevedo)
Lyrics by Mack David
Sung by Jewel Blanch
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What a great little flick
21 April 2003 | by (Downey, Idaho) – See all my reviews

Fun film, sometimes exciting, MAJOR plot twist, a blast. One of the signature films of my childhood.

Those of you hoping for a 90's version politically-correct movie MUST skip this one. Those of you ready to enjoy something fun from the 70's, prepare to be entertained.


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