The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing

Burt Reynolds
Director: Richard Sarafian Cast: Burt Reynolds
Burt Reynolds
, Sarah Miles
Sarah Miles
, Lee J. Cobb
Lee J. Cobb
Richard Sarafian

DVD (Wide Screen)



This romantic western drama, based on the best-selling novel by Marilyn Durham, stars Burt Reynolds as Jay Grobart, an outlaw married to an Indian woman named Cat Dancing. When Cat is raped and murdered, a distraught Grobart kills the man responsible for the crime; he soon pulls a robbery with the help of his friends Dawes (Jack Warden) and Billy (Bo Hopkins), and is now on the run from the law. While in transit, Grobart and his partners run across Catherine (Sarah Miles), a woman running away from her abusive husband Crocker (George Hamilton). Catherine is abducted by Dawes and Billy, but Grobart protects her from their violence and threats of rape. As Grobart and Catherine get to know each other, they find themselves falling in love, and despite his lawless past, she admires him for avenging the death of the woman he loved. Grobart, Catherine, and the men travel to the Indian village where Grobart lived with Cat Dancing and their son; however, Lapchance (Lee J. Cobb), a bounty hunter hired by Crocker, is on their trail to bring Catherine back to her husband. The Man Who Loved Cat Dancing was one of Burt Reynolds' first major starring roles after Deliverance elevated him to full-fledged film stardom following years in television and low-budget pictures.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2009
UPC: 0883316126240
Original Release: 1973
Rating: PG
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:03:00

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Burt Reynolds Jay Grobart
Sarah Miles Catherine Crocker
Lee J. Cobb Lapchance
Jack Warden Dawes
George Hamilton Crocker
Bo Hopkins Billy
Owen Bush Conductor
Larry Finley Bartender
Robert Donner Dub
Sandy Kevin Ben
Larry Littlebird Iron Knife
Nancy Malone Sudie
Jay Silverheels The Chief
Jay Varela Charlie
Sutero Garcia Grobart's Son

Technical Credits
Richard Sarafian Director
Edward C. Carfagno Art Director
Ralph S. Hurst Set Decoration/Design
Eleanor Perry Producer,Screenwriter
Martin Poll Producer
Tom Rolf Editor
Les Sheldon Asst. Director
Harry Stradling Cinematographer
Alfred Taylor Cinematographer
Harry W. Tetrick Sound/Sound Designer
Frank Thompson Costumes/Costume Designer
Charles M. Wilborn Sound/Sound Designer
John Williams [composer] Score Composer

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