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  • Actors Burt Lancaster and Ossie Davis look out from behind a crop of boulders.
  • Actor Burt Lancaster is held to the ground by Telly Savalas, who holds Lancaster's collar in one hand and a knife in the other. Ossie Davis holds him back, grasping the arm with which Savalas hold the knife.
  • Actor Burt Lancaster stands between two rocks, holding a gun.



Sunday, August 11

(1968, Sidney Pollack) Stubborn fur trapper Burt Lancaster and runaway slave Ossie Davis bicker their way through the old West – while Telly Savalas and Shelley Winters shack up in her covered wagon – and then the Kiowa come. 35mm. Approx. 102 min.


“A rousing comedy-Western with an amiable tone… Lancaster gives one of those performances of his that really work and yet are so odd that it’s hard to know why they work.”
– Pauline Kael

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