Classic Westerns

Against a Crooked Sky (1975)

Director: Earl Bellamy
Actors: Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon, Clint Ritchie, Shannon Farnon, Jewel Blanch, Brenda Venus
Runtime: 88 min.

When the daughter of a pioneer family is kidnapped, her older brother sets out to find her. He teams up with an aging prospector (Richard Boone) who helps track down the Indian tribe that abducted her.

Trivia: A remake of the John Ford's masterpiece, The Searchers. Richard Boone (Russian) starred as Paladin in the classic Western TV series Have Gun Will Travel. Henry Wilcoxon (Cut Tongue) played Marc Antony in Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra. Jewel Blanch (Charlotte Sutter) sings the theme song Against a Crooked Sky, heard in the ending credits. She was a successful country singer who won Billboard's 1979 award for the Number 1 female country singles artist.