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1954 | Color | 94 min

The second of the four films that Burt Lancaster and Robert Aldrich made together is the story of two mercenaries in Mexico after the American Civil War who are hired by Emperor Maximillian to safely bring a countess to Vera Cruz. When they discover that millions of dollars in gold are hidden in the countess’ stagecoach, complications ensue.

 


Country: México, Estados Unidos
Direction: Aldrich; Robert
Script: R. Webb; James, Kibbee; Roland, Chase; Borden
Production: Hecht; Harold, Hill; James
Photography: Laszlo; Ernest
Sound: Topete; Manuel, Samperio; Galdino
Music: Friedhofer; Hugo, Carlisle; Robert, Cahn; Sammy, Lavista; Raúl
Cast:Cooper; Gary, Lancaster; Burt, Darcel; Denise, Montiel; Sarita, Macready; George, Ankrum; Morris, Brandon; Henry, Buchinsky; Charles, Lambert; Jack, McCallion; James, Seay; James, Savage; Archie, Horvath; Charles, Borgnine; Ernest, Elam; Jack, García; Juan, Romero; Cesar
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Participation year at FICM: 2013

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