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Alvarez Kelly (1966)





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William Holden stars as Alvarez Kelly in this Civil War actioner. While transporting 5,000 head of cattle to the Union forces, Holden is captured by Confederate officer Richard Widmark. Threatened with instant execution if he doesn't cooperate, Holden sets about the train the raw rebel troops to become cattle drovers in order to transport the herd below the Mason-Dixon line. Widmark turns out to be the least of Holden's problems when he tries to negotiate the cattle through Indian territory.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Franklin Coen, Elliott Arnold
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 22, 2001
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


William Holden
as Alvarez Kelly
Richard Widmark
as Col. Tom Rossiter
Victoria Shaw
as Charity Warwick
Janice Rule
as Liz Pickering
Patrick O'Neal
as Maj. Albert Stedman
Roger C. Carmel
as Capt. Angus Ferguson
Richard Rust
as Sgt. Hatcher
Arthur Franz
as Capt. Towers
Don 'Red' Barry
as Lt. Farrow
Duke Hobbie
as John Beaurider
Harry Carey Jr.
as Corporal Peterson
Howard Caine
as McIntyre
Mauritz Hugo
as Ely Harrison
G.B. Atwater
as Gen. Kautz
Robert Morgan
as Capt. Williams
Paul Lukather
as Capt. Webster
Indus Arthur
as Melinda
Clint Ritchie
as Union Lieutenant
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Unique western w/Union and Confederate adversaries Holden and Widmark stealing show.

February 22, 2008

An indifferent film that never gets saddled right.

Full Review… | October 18, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

July 1, 2005

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

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