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Shalako (UK · West Germany 1968 / Director: Edward Dmytryk)

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Also known as

Edward Dmytryk's Shalako | Man nennt mich Shalako (West Germany) | シャラコ (Japan) | Σάλακο, ο σκληρός του Γουέστ (Greece) | Шалако (USSR)
Shalako movie poster


A party of European aristocrats are on a hunting party in New Mexico in the 1880’s. The company is threatened by hostile Apaches and duped by the treacherous guide, who’s after their jewelry (and Honor Blackman).


  • Cast: Sean Connery (Moses Zebulon 'Shalako' Carlin), Brigitte Bardot (Countess Irina Lazaar), Stephen Boyd (Bosky Fulton), Jack Hawkins (Sir Charles Daggett), Peter van Eyck (General Baron Frederick Von Hallstatt), Honor Blackman (Lady Julia Daggett), Woody Strode (Chato), Eric Sykes (Mako), Alexander Knox (Senator Henry Clarke), Valerie French (Elena Clarke), Julian Mateos (Rojas), Donald Berry (Buffalo), Rodd Redwing (Chato's father), 'Chief' Tug Smith (Loco), Hans De Vries (Hans), Walter Brown (Pete Wells), Charles Stalnaker (Marker), Bob Cunningham (Luther), John Clark (Hackett), Bob Hall (Johnson)
  • Also with: José Terron (cougar driver)
  • Director: Edward Dmytryk
  • Story: Louis L'Amour
  • Screenplay: J.J. Griffith, Hal Hopper, Scot Finch
  • Cinematography: Ted Moore [Technicolor, Francoscope]
  • Music: Robert Farnon
  • Song: "Shalako" sung by Jim Dale
  • Producers: Euan Lloyd, Artur Brauner



Versions and runtimes

Runtime: 113min

  • According to IMDb, the assault and killing of Lady Daggett was heavily cut from UK cinema prints though later video releases were intact.

Release Dates

  • September 26, 1968 (West-Germany premiere)
  • December 13, 1968 (UK)
  • October 7, 1968 (USA)

Filming locations


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