Saturday, June 13, 2015

Hellfighters (1969) - (John Wayne) Spanish one-sheet

Hellfighters (1969) - (John Wayne) Spanish one-sheet

This is a 27" x 41" US-made Spanish poster for the 1969 Andrew V. McLaglen film Hellfighters based on a screenplay by Clair Huffaker and starring John Wayne as Chance Buckman. Plot summary: This film tells the story of a group of oil well firefighters based on the life of Red Adair, who also served as an adviser in the making of the film. Chance Buckman travels around the world putting out oil well fires but he misses his ex-wife Madelyn [Vera Miles] and his daughter Leticia [Katharine Ross], who left him 20 years ago because Madelyn was upset about him risking his life fighting fires. When Chance is nearly killed in an accident with a bulldozer, his daughter visits and this leads to her marriage to his assistant Greg Parker [Tim Hutton]. Madelyn also visits, and with her back in his life Buckman takes a safer job at another oil company hoping to win her back.

Cast and crew: Andrew V. McLaglen, John Wayne, Vera Miles, Red Adair, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton, Vera Miles, Jay C. Flippen, Bruce Cabot, Edward Faulkner, Barbara Stuart, Edmund Hashim, Valentin de Vargas, Frances Fong, Alberto Morin, Alan Caillou, Laraine Stephens, John Alderson

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