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Winterhawk (1975)

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The tribe of Chief Winterhawk are ill. His friend trapper Guthrie suggests to ask the white men in a near village for help - but they kill Winterhawk's companion...

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The tribe of Chief Winterhawk are ill. His friend trapper Guthrie suggests to ask the white men in a near village for help - but they kill Winterhawk's companion... Written by Volker Boehm

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Before the West ever saw the American Cowboy...Winterhawk had become a Blackfoot legend. See more »

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3 May 1976 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Le faucon blanc  »

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SEK 837,657 (Sweden)
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Trivia

When Brian Shaw, the owner of the Edmonton Oil Kings moved his junior hockey team to Portland, Oregon, he named the team the "Winter Hawks" after this film. In order to save money, the team bought used jerseys from the Chicago Blackhawks, which is why the Portland Winter Hawks continue to have jerseys that are similar to the NHL Blackhawks. See more »

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Winterhawk
Music by Lee Holdridge
Lyrics by Earl E. Smith
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low budget, no plot
19 July 2004 | by (nyc) – See all my reviews

From the opening credits when the hero is riding across the plains, i knew this was going to be bad. His horse keeps stumbling. As the camera pulls back, you realize that the horse is running across a plowed field. In the background are the clear cuts with power lines running over the mountains. Worse, under the horse blanket is a saddle.

It goes downhill from there.

Historically, there is little that is true about the story. It is true that smallpox epidemics killed many of them in two different outbreaks (1781 and 1837). When the buffalo disappeared in 1880's it pretty much wiped them out.

They were originally from the Great Lakes region, and traditionally hunted and gathered in the plains and not mountains.

Anyway, this is a film that should be soon forgotten.


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