Westerns, Mercenaries, Outlaws, Recommended, Theatrical Release, Based On A Novel
Professionals Special Edition DVD Description
A wealthy rancher, Frank Carter (Ralph Bellamy), hires four tough gunslingers to rescue his wife (Claudia Cardinale), who is being held captive by Captain Rasa (Jack Palance), one of Pancho Villa's most desperate revolutionaries, in this dynamic and hard-hitting Western set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution of 1917. The wild West commando team consists of a dynamite expert (Burt Lancaster), an ex-revolutionary and munitions expert (Lee Marvin), a horse specialist (Robert Ryan), and a tracker (Woody Strode). On their mission to return Carter's highly prized wife, they track the Mexican revolutionaries through rough and rugged desert terrain, determined to outsmart, outshoot, and outride anyone they come across--until they meet the the charismatic Rasa and discover that Carter's seductive wife is in love with the Mexican outlaw and has no intention of returning with the band of "professionals." Based on the novel A MULE FOR THE MARQUESA by Frank O'Rourke, this beautifully rendered Western features a star-studded cast delivering finely crafted and charismatic performances. Burt Lancaster is at his acrobatic and mercurial best as the rowdy gunslinger. .
Region [unknown] Keep Case Special Edition Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35 Audio: Dolby Digital 3.0 - English LCR - English Subtitles - English - Closed Captioning Subtitles - French - Optional Additional Release Material: Trailers: Bonus Previews Featurette: 1. "Professionals: A Classic" 2. "Burt Lancaster: A Portrait" 3. "Memories from THE PROFESSIONALS"
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