PG | | Action, Adventure, Western
At the closing of 1874 a haunted, dying Wild Bill Hickcock teams up with a grieving Crazy Horse to hunt a murderous albino buffalo.
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.
What the Hell is going on?
Wild Bill Hickok: I had a dream.
Amos Bixby: If there'd been anyone in the upper, you'd have sent him to Hell on a shudder.
Wild Bill Hickok: Sorry, Mister Bixby.
Amos Bixby: My God, Mister Otis. You will stow those damned irons in your carpet bag or I'll stop this train and set ...
Wild Bill Hickok often wears dark glasses. While there is a factual basis to this characterization. (In 1876, Hickok was diagnosed by a doctor in Kansas City, Missouri, with glaucoma and "ophthalmia.") Sunglasses were not invented until 1929 by Sam Foster, founder of the Foster Grant company, whom sold the first pair of Foster Grant sunglasses on the Boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ.
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".
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