R | | Biography, Comedy, Musical
The sole survivor of an ill-fated mining expedition tells how his taste for gold was replaced by that of human flesh.
Once you strip away the myriad humorous anachronisms and other gags, the movie's basic plot and character arcs are a mostly accurate account of the Packer case.
The film you are about to see was originally released in 1954. Upstaged by the overwhelming popularity of "Oklahoma!", it's short lived theater run was canceled, and "Alfred Packer: The Musical" soon fell into obscurity. The original negative, ...
When Alferd Packer is running from the crowd from the bar, there is a clear, visible line in the sand where he is supposed to run.
(At the end of the closing credits) Due to the graphic nature of this film, it should not have been watched by small children.
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