Mackenna's Gold is a 1969 western film directed by J. Lee Thompson, starring Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif, Telly Savalas, Camilla Sparv, and Julie Newmar. It was photographed in Super Panavision 70 by Joseph MacDonald, with original music by Quincy Jones. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Heck Allen using the penname Will Henry, telling the story of how the lure of gold corrupts a diverse group of people. The novel was loosely based around the legend of the Lost Adams Diggings, crediting the Frank Dobie account of the legend in the Author's Note. An old legend tells of a...
|Release date:||May 10, 1969|
|Directed by:||J. Lee Thompson|
|Producer:||Dimitri Tiomkin, Carl Foreman|
|Music by:||Quincy Jones|
|Screenplay by:||Carl Foreman, Henry Wilson Allen|
|Genre:||Adventure Film, Western|