R | | Comedy, Musical, Thriller
The sole survivor of an ill-fated mining expedition tells how his taste for gold was replaced by that of human flesh.
Moira Kelly was slated to play the part of Polly Pry, but it was decided not to use her as it might damage serious Hollywood aspirations. Various versions of the movie credit 'M.K.'
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.
In the Troma release there is a quick shot of a black cat right before Packer loses his horse in the night. This was not in Parker's original release (fall 1993) in Boulder, CO at the Flatirons Theatre.