'Cattle Annie and Little Britches' (1981)
Friday, June 28, 2013
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, UCLA Hammer Museum - Billy Wilder Theater
Burt Lancaster: A Centennial Celebration
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Online: $10. General: $9. non-UCLA students*, seniors, UCLA Alumni Association members (ID required): $8. UCLA students (ID required): free.
Directed by Lamont Johnson. Produced in 1979 but not released until 1981, this neglected gem of a Western is due for rediscovery.
Amanda Plummer, in her screen debut, and Diane Lane play two rebellious runaways who travel West to join the Doolin-Dalton Gang, inspired by Ned Buntline's dime novel. As the aging outlaw Bill Doolin, Burt Lancaster delivers an expansive, beguiling performance as a man resigned to carrying the weight of legend into his final sunset. Universal Pictures.
Producer: Rupert Hitzig. Based on the novel by Robert Ward. Screenwriters: David Eyre, Robert Ward. Cinematographer: Larry Pizer. Editor: William Haugse. Cast: Burt Lancaster, John Savage, Rod Steiger, Diane Lane, Amanda Plummer.
35mm, color, 98 min.