Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

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Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here ★★★ 1969 (PG)

Western drama set in 1909 California about a Paiute Indian named Willie Boy and his white bride. They become the objects of a manhunt (led by the reluctant local sheriff, Redford) after Willie kills his wife's father in self-defense. This was once-blacklisted Polonsky's first film in 21 years. 98m/C VHS . Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Robert (Bobby) Blake, Susan Clark, Barry Sullivan, John Vernon, Charles McGraw; D: Abraham Polonsky; W: Abraham Polonsky; C: Conrad L. Hall; M: Dave Grusin.