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Writer:
Fred Williamson (story)
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Release Date:
1 March 1977 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A black soldier returns from fighting for the Union in the Civil War only to find out that his mother has been murdered by a gang of white thugs. He becomes a bounty hunter, determined to track down and kill the men who killed his mother. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Fred Williamson ... Joshua

Cal Bartlett ... Jed (as Calvin Bartlett)
Brenda Venus ... Sam's Wife

Isela Vega ... Mexican Woman
Bud Stout ... Rex (as Budd Stout)
Henry Kendrick ... Sam
Ralph Willingham ... Weasle
Kathryn Jackson ... Martha, Josh's Mom
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stonewall Jackson ... Pete, Raider (uncredited)
Stacey Newton ... 5th Raider (uncredited)
Neil Summers ... Sheriff (uncredited)
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Directed by
Larry G. Spangler  (as Larry Spangler)
 
Writing credits
Fred Williamson (story and screenplay)

Produced by
Larry G. Spangler .... producer (as Larry Spangler)
Lee B. Winkler .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Mike Irwin 
 
Film Editing by
James E. Nownes 
 
Production Management
Bob Manning .... production manager
 
Art Department
Steve Willenberg .... props
 
Sound Department
Craig Felburg .... sound mixer (as Creigh Felburg)
Don Widdows .... boom operator
 
Stunts
Tom Morga .... stunt coordinator
Neil Summers .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Phil Eaplan .... second camera operator
Hank Grattan .... key grip
Robert Hopkins .... camera operator
Bobbie Isenbers .... camera assistant
Al York .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Chip Graramella .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Dusty Bryan .... production assistant
Ali Hassan .... auditor
Christine M. Loss .... script supervisor (as Christine Loss)
Larry G. Spangler .... presenter (as Larry Spangler)
 
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Runtime:
90 min
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Certification:
UK:12 | USA:R (original rating) | USA:PG (re-rating) (1977)
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Joshua:Five? I killed nearly twice that many in the war.See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
I am my mothers son, 7 July 2009
Author: Jeffrey Skinner from Osceola, Arkansas

Wow, what a great film, I can't believe how some of the reviewers did not enjoy this movie!!!! Sure some of the acting wasn't that great. The music really set the tone on Williamson's character. He was quiet, calculative and ominous. He wasn't riding to play no games, nor have much conversation - he was riding to avenge his mothers death and the music and lack of dialogue from him showed that.

Some people are just to critical on films like this. This movie was not made to win no Oscars or any other awards. It was made to entertain, and in my opinion it really did do just that for me. For those whom tend to be to critical I say - LIGHTEN UP!!! Just stop looking for things to complain about with a movie like this and just enjoy it.

Great film.

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