Friday, February 1, 2013

Jeremiah Johnson


1972 Western Film

Director: Sydney Pollack

Writer: Edward Anhalt & John Milius

Cinematography: Duke Callaghan

Running time: 116 minutes

Country: United States

Tagline: A man of peace driven wild!

Cast:
Robert Redford as Jeremiah Johnson
Will Geer as Bear Claw Chris Lapp
Stefan Gierasch as Del Gue
Delle Bolton as Swan
Josh Albee as Caleb
Joaquín Martínez as Paints His Shirt Red
Allyn Ann McLerie as The crazy woman
Paul Benedict as Reverend Lindquist
Jack Colvin as Lieutenant Mulvey
Matt Clark as Qualen

Plot
A mountain man who wishes to live the life of a hermit becomes the unwilling object of a long vendetta by Indians when he proves to be the match of their warriors in one-to-one combat on the early frontier.

Awards:
  1. Bronze Wrangler-Theatrical Motion Picture- Joe Wizan (producer), Sydney Pollack (director), John Milius (writer), Edward Anhalt (writer), Will Geer (actor), Delle Bolton (actor) & Robert Redford (actor)-Western Heritage Awards
Trivia
Based upon a real-life trapper named John Johnston, nicknamed "Crow Killer" and "Liver Eater Johnston" for his penchant for cutting out and eating the livers of Crow Indians he had killed (several Crows had murdered his wife and he swore vengeance against the entire tribe). 

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