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Amongst Vultures (1964)

Unter Geiern (original title)
Approved | | Western, Adventure | November 1966 (USA)
Outlaws disguised as Indians commit crimes against settlers but Winnetou and Old Surehand are determined to unmask the bandits and keep the peace between settlers and Indians.

Director:

Alfred Vohrer

Writers:

Karl May (novel), Eberhard Keindorff (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Brice ... Winnetou
Götz George ... Martin Bauman Jr.
Elke Sommer ... Annie Dillman
Stewart Granger ... Old Surehand
Sieghardt Rupp ... Preston
Miha Baloh ... 'Reverend' Weller (as Mihail Baloh)
Walter Barnes ... Martin Bauman Sr.
Renato Baldini ... Judge George Leader
Terence Hill ... Baker Jr. (as Mario Girotti)
Vojislav Miric Vojislav Miric ... Stewart (as Voja Miric)
Louis Velle ... Gordon
Stojan 'Stole' Arandjelovic Stojan 'Stole' Arandjelovic ... Milton (as Stole Arandjelovic)
Ilija Ivezic Ilija Ivezic ... Jackie
Dusan Bulajic Dusan Bulajic ... Bloomfield
Davor Antolic Davor Antolic ... Rod
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Storyline

Old Surehand and Winnetou investigate the murders of a mother and daughter. The surviving husband believes that his wife and daughter were murdered by Indians, but Old Surehand suspects that it is the work of a gang of robbers and bandits known as The Vultures, who disguise themselves as Indians while committing their crimes. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The Indian ... the hunter ... and the girl ! See more »

Genres:

Western | Adventure

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Language:

German

Release Date:

November 1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Frontier Hellcat See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Karl May was one of Adolf Hitler's favorite authors. See more »

Goofs

The film depicted a Shoshone encampment in which a totem pole was prominently displayed amongst the tee-pees. The Shoshone, nomadic in nature, did not have totem poles as part of their tribal culture. The totem pole was found only in cultures of the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America (Washington State and British Columbia, Canada). See more »

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Followed by Winnetou: The Last Shot (1965) See more »

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Horrible Film
15 May 2008 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Thought I might be interested in this film because I like the acting of Stewart Granger over the years and in this so called film he plays the role of a so called superman named "Old Surehand" which is a big joke. The acting is horrible and you will be completely confused as to what is really going on between Indians and white people. This film should be called a comedy film because the entire film goes around in circle after circle and makes absolutely no sense at all. Elke Sommer, (Annie Dillman) was added to the film to give some romantic charm to the film but her acting and performance was a big waste of time. I wish I had never seen this film, it is a HORRIBLE FILM!


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