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Movie Posters - 1970s

This was released in 1973 - the year I was born. I guess I missed it.

What's it all about?

From co-star Roy Thinnes' mouth, it's...
... a two-character film about an African American Union soldier who gets into a scrape with a white lieutenant’s wife and has to run, escaping to the desert, where he finds a Native American who has survived out there alone, with his pet chicken. The chicken's name is Charlie One-Eye - it's literally a chicken with one eye. The African American soldier realizes that the only way he can survive is by hooking up with the Indian, because he knows how to live in the desert wilderness, away from civilization. And he knows he’s being hunted. It's a humorous character-driven relationship movie.
Hmmm... curious... I'd check it out! Although, I wonder what role Charley One-Eye the chicken plays in the whole thing :o) I like the tag lines though...



  1. The Wendilicious Wonder said...

    Curious indeed.

    An African-American, a Native-American and a chicken... and only the chicken has a name so far (and a movie named after it)...

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