Jeremiah Johnson (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jeremiah Johnson (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

March 10, 2017 COWBOYS AND SIDEKICKS 0by 


Jeremiah Johnson
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySydney Pollack
Produced byJoe Wizan
Screenplay byEdward Anhalt
John Milius
Story byRaymond W. Thorp
Robert Bunker
Based onMountain Man
by Vardis Fisher
Crow Killer by Raymond W. Thorp and Robert Bunker
StarringRobert Redford
Will Geer
Music byTim McIntire
John Rubinstein
CinematographyDuke Callaghan
Edited byThomas Stanford
Sanford Productions (III)
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release dateDecember 21, 1972
Running time108 minutes
116 minutes (w/ Overture & Intermission)
CountryUnited States
Budget$3.1 million[1]
Box office$44,693,786[2]

Jeremiah Johnson is a 1972 American western film directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford as the title character and Will Geer as “Bear Claw” Chris Lapp. It is said to have been based partly on the life of the legendary mountain man Liver-Eating Johnson, based on Raymond Thorp and Robert Bunker’s book Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson and Vardis Fisher‘s Mountain Man.

The script was by John Milius and Edward Anhalt; the film was shot at various locations in Redford’s adopted home state of Utah. It was entered into the 1972 Cannes Film Festival.



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