Sunday, January 29, 2017

Firecreek (1968) - lesser known western from director Vincent McEveety, starring James Stewart and Henry Fonda

Rating 6.8/10
Runtime: 104 min
Language: English
Country: USA
Directed by: Vincent McEveety
IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0062975/

Cast

James Stewart ... Johnny Cobb
Henry Fonda ... Larkin
Inger Stevens ... 'Evelyn'/Evelyn Pittman
Gary Lockwood ... Earl
Dean Jagger ... Whittier
Ed Begley ... Preacher Broyles
Jay C. Flippen ... Mr. Pittman
Jack Elam ... Norman
James Best ... Drew

Description: Farmer and family man Johnny Cobb moonlights as a $2 a month sheriff in the quiet little town of Firecreek. When a gang of freebooters passes through, their leader Larkin, who is suffering from a minor wound, decides to spend the night. The gang members prove to be vicious, sadistic sociopaths who take advantage of the frightened townspeople, humiliating them for their own perverse amusement. Although Larkin disapproves of their behavior, his leadership role is tenuous, and he is reluctant to test it by exercising control over his men. The mild-mannered Cobb also seems hesitant to challenge the gang's antisocial behavior. Things come to a head when Meli, an Indian woman with a mixed race child, is sexually attacked by one of vicious psychopaths. Arthur, a mentally-challenged stable boy, comes to her aid and accidentally kills him. Cobb locks up Arthur pending a trial, but when the sheriff visits his pregnant wife, the gang breaks into the jail and lynches the boy...

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Download link (torrent file):

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bzph8sb3Hdu_ZHBhcEtxTmhNNTA

http://s000.tinyupload.com/index.php?file_id=08904297003927613958


Video and audio information:

Video : 1.32 GB, 1809 Kbps, 23.976 fps, 720x364 ~> 855x364 (2.35:1), V_MPEG4/ISO/AVC x264 core 130
Audio : 143 MB, 192 Kbps, 48000 Hz, 1 channel, 0x55 = AC3, CBR


Subtitles (English, Spanish, French closed captions embedded in a movie, to play them choose Subtitle=>Sub Track in VLC Player and separate English, Spanish, French, Portuguese-Brazilian, Serbian, Turkish, Greek, German, Finnish) posters and screenshots included

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