Tormented by incessant and recurring nightmares of a hellish great white buffalo attacking him in the snow-clad wilderness, the ailing Wild Bill Hickok, decides to travel north to hunt down the raging mythical beast. Along the way, the experienced hunter will team up with an old friend, the one-eyed Charlie, while in the meantime, the Indian Chief Crazy Horse whose child was killed by the same creature, is already out in the unforgiving landscape, pursuing the extraordinary bison. Without a doubt, both men won't rest until they find the supernatural monster of legend, however, in this uncomfortable alliance, even the slightest mistake can prove deadly.
The White Earthquake is Here!
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Did You Know?
The writer of this movie, Richard Sale
, also wrote the source novel of the same title. Sale himself was also a producer and film director in his own right but he didn't direct this movie, J. Lee Thompson
did. See more
Crazy Horse only learns of Hickok's true identity when Charlie curses him at the end. However, earlier in the film, as Jack Kylene is challenging Hickok on the mountain, he shouts his name numerous times before Crazy Horse kills him with arrows. Kylene's voice echoes repeatedly. Crazy Horse would easily have heard him. See more
What the Hell is going on?
Wild Bill Hickok
I had a dream.
If there'd been anyone in the upper, you'd have sent him to Hell on a shudder.
Wild Bill Hickok
Sorry, Mister Bixby.
My God, Mister Otis. You will stow those damned irons in your carpet bag or I'll stop this train and set you out in Wyoming on your boots.
In September of 1874 Wild Bill Hickok came back to the Old West. I didn't place him then because he was wearing a different name and he had a strange bee in his bonnet, a deadly dream that was eating...
The final credits play between two sepia oval portraits of the two principal actors in character, with the captions: "J.B.Hickok - Born 1837- Murdered 1876" and "Crazy Horse - Born 1842- Murdered 1877". See more
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