Friday, February 18, 2011

Lee Van Cleef - Encore Western Channel: Six Gun Salute Feb 26 '11

Source: Encore Western Channel

The Encore Western Channel has scheduled a "Six Gun Salute" to actor Lee Van Cleef, with a marathon of his westerns on Saturday, February 26, 2011:


12:15pm Tumbleweed

When a wagon train is attacked by Indians, a young guard, leaves to negotiate a truce - but local townspeople believe he is responsible for the resulting massacre!

Cast includes Audie Murphy, Lori Nelson, Chill Wills, Roy Roberts, Russell Johnson, Lee Van Cleef, Ross Elliott and Ralph Moody.


1:35pm Tribute to a Bad Man

An ex-saloon girl lives with a tough rancher who controls his vast spread via frontier justice at the end of a rope. But when an young tenderfoot arrives, the rancher's methods become more cruel - will anyone make it out alive?

Cast includes James Cagney, Stephen McNally, Irene Papas, Vic Morrow, Jeanette Nolan, Chubby Johnson, Royal Dano and Lee Van Cleef.


3:15pm The Lawless Breed

Outlaw John Wesley Hardin tries to put his son on the straight path by recounting the story of his violent life.

Cast includes Rock Hudson, Julie Adams, John McIntire, Hugh O'Brian, Dennis Weaver, Forrest Lewis and Lee Van Cleef.


4:40pm The Bravados

Intense story of a man who relentlessly tracks down the four men reponsible for raping and killing his wife - but as the quest goes on, is he sacrificing his own humanity? A powerful drama, with Stephen Boyd.

Cast includes Gregory Peck, Joan Collins, Stephen Boyd, Albert Salmi, Henry Silva, Lee Van Cleef and Andrew Duggan.


6:20 pm Captain Apache (as known as Deathwork)

An Indian Commissioner's dying words set intrepid US Army Captain Apache out to discover what they mean - even though all his suspects wind up dead! A comic cult classic western, with Stuart Whitman.

Cast includes Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker, Stuart Whitman, Percy Herbert, Elisa Montés and Tony Vogel.


8pm Barquero

Violent story of a psycho outlaw who finds his band of marauders trapped in a riverside village - facing down the steely barge owner who will die before allowing them to cross the river to safety.

Cast includes Lee Van Cleef, Warren Oates, Forrest Tucker, Kerwin Mathews, Mariette Hartley, Marie Gomez and Armando Silvestre.


10:00pm Bad Man's River (also known as Hunt the Man Down)

A sly seductress cons a crew of bank robbers out of their loot, and then tricks them up again in a plot to blow up a Mexican army arsenal in exchange for a million dollar payout in this fast-paced western.

Cast includes Lee Van Cleef, James Mason, Gina Lollobrigida, Simón Andreu, Diana Lorys and Gianni Garko.

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