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Santee (1973)

A bounty hunter takes in the son of a man he killed.

Director:

Gary Nelson

Writer:

Brand Bell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Glenn Ford ... Santee
Michael Burns ... Jody
Dana Wynter ... Valerie
Jay Silverheels ... John Crow
Harry Townes ... Sheriff Carter
John Larch ... Banner
Robert J. Wilke ... Deaks (as Robert Wilke)
Robert Donner ... J.C.
Taylor Lacher Taylor Lacher ... Lance
John Bailey John Bailey ... Homesteader
X Brands ... Hook
Caruth C. Byrd Caruth C. Byrd ... Piano Player
Chuck Courtney ... Grayson
Lindsay Crosby ... Horn
William Ford William Ford ... Postmaster
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Storyline

Jody Deakes joins up with his father after many years, only to discover that his dad is part of an outlaw gang on the run from a relentless bounty hunter named Santee. Jody is orphaned soon after Santee catches up to the gang, and follows Santee in hopes of taking vengeance for his father's death. Instead, however, Jody discovers that Santee is a good and loving man, tormented by the death of his young son at the hands of another outlaw gang. Santee and his wife take Jody in and a father-son relationship begins to grow. Then the gang that killed Santee's son shows up. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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How Long Can a Man Hunt Something That's Already Dead? See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1974 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Les trois flèches See more »

Filming Locations:

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Glen Glenn Sound)

Color:

Color (CFI)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In 1972-73, actor Edward Platt (played "The Chief", in the secret agent parody TV show, "Get Smart" 1965-70) raised enough money to produce "Santee", which was one of the first independent color movies that was shot entirely on videotape. Platt saw the many advantages of using videotape rather than film. And his crew shot the production with portable TV cameras (Norelco PCP-70 NTSC analog television system & the Philips PC-70 studio color camera) along with the Ampex VR-3000 two-inch portable video tape recorder. Once completed, the images were transferred to the 35 mm film format for it's theatrical release. See more »

Quotes

Santee: Well, do you want to come along and see to their rights? They'll get a preacher, and a prayer, and a pine box, all at county expenses, if it means anything to you.
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Alternate Versions

The UK video version was cut by 4 secs to remove a horse-fall. See more »

Soundtracks

Jody
Music by Don Randi
Lyrics by Bob Silver & Pete Willcox
Performed by The Raiders, featuring Paul Revere & Mark Lindsay
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Quite possibly the best movie ever produced by a former Chief of CONTROL
16 February 1999 | by Mike86See all my reviews

This western was produced by Ed Platt and was directed by Gary Nelson. It's a virtual GS reunion! You should go rent it. And if that's not enough reason to rent it, why, it stars Glenn Ford!


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