My Favorite Westerns

A Celebration of Western Movies … Pardner!

The sheriff fought for peace. Now he would kill for vengeance.

Richard Harris‘ fourth Western (of eight) was The Deadly Trackers – and seems an obvious attempt to feast on the Spaghetti Western craze of the times. But plenty of notable actors jumped on board that wagon. Filming did indeed begin in Spain and finished in the US and Mexico. ??

Yet it did have 2 great Stars: Harris and Rod Taylor.

The Deadly Trackers poster 1

The Deadly Trackers poster 2

The Deadly Trackers IMDB

The Deadly Trackers RT

The Deadly Trackers Richard Harris

The Deadly Trackers Rod Taylor

The Deadly Trackers

Music: Jerry Fielding‘s slightly modified score from The Wild Bunch was used in The Deadly Trackers. Not a bad decision at all.

 

2 thoughts on “Richard Harris Cowboy _____ The Deadly Trackers (1973)

  1. I really like Harris in most of his roles, no matter what they were. He didn’t stay healthy nearly long enough. Too much booze. And whatever else he was doing.

    1. jcalberta says:

      His drinking was legendary. But always a fine actor with strong charisma. Even in the lesser films he did, he was always excellent. But he got some good parts at the end in Harry Potter, Gladiator, Count of Monte Cristo …

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