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.
Two legendary enemies unite to fight the charging white beast!!
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Did You Know?
When the principle characters are introducing themselves to each other in the mountain cave, Crazy Horse (Samson) asks Hickok (Bronson) "what is the old one called" referring to Zane (Warden). Hickok says, "the Cheyenne call him Ochinee". Crazy Horse responds dubiously, "One Eye? The Great White Warrior of Sand Creek? You speak crookedly". Zane and Hickok then demonstrate and explain that one of Zane's eyes is made of glass, and that he truly is "One Eye".
But this entire characterization is historically false. "Ochinee" or "One Eye" was the name of an elderly Cheyenne chief, who was one of the many Cheyenne and Arapaho peoples who were massacred and mutilated by U.S. soldiers at Sand Creek, Colorado Territory, on November 29, 1864. Also known as "Lone Bear", he was a charismatic speaker and proponent of peace with the encroaching whites. 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 ...
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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