Among Vultures

Among Vultures (German: Unter Geiern) is a 1964 Western film directed by Alfred Vohrer and starring Stewart Granger, Pierre Brice, Elke Sommer and Götz George.[2][3] It was also released as Frontier Hellcat.

Among Vultures
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Directed byAlfred Vohrer
Produced byErwin Gitt
Stipe Gurdulic
Horst Wendlandt
Written by
Story byKarl May
StarringStewart Granger
Pierre Brice
Elke Sommer
Music byMartin Böttcher
CinematographyKarl Löb
Edited byHermann Haller
Distributed byConstantin Film (West Germany)
British Lion Films (United Kingdom)
Columbia Pictures (United States)
Release date
  • 7 December 1964 (1964-12-07) (West Germany)
  • November 1966 (1966-11) (United States)
Running time
101 minutes
CountryWest Germany
Box office577,441 admissions (France)
1,778,713 admissions (Spain)
over $3 million (Germany)[1]

The film was a co-production between West Germany, France, Italy and Yugoslavia. It was shot at the Spandau Studios in Berlin and on location in Yugoslavia, particularly in Croatia.[4] The film's sets were designed by the art director Vladimir Tadej. The story is based on the eponymous novel by Karl May.


An American frontiersman Old Surehand and his Apache companion Winnetou expose a criminal gang who are murdering settlers and laying the blame on the local Native American tribe.


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Box office information for Stewart Granger films in France at Box Office Story
  2. ^ Unter Geiern, IMDb
  3. ^ Unter Geiern, BFI Film and TV Database
  4. ^ AMONG VULTURES "(Unter Geiern)" Monthly Film Bulletin; London Vol. 33, Iss. 384, (Jan 1, 1966): 143.

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