What do you know about
Alan's FUN Western Films Trivia quiz.
Your Answers" at the bottom of the page.
When is the Western's release date?
May 28, 1985
June 28, 1985
July 28, 1985
August 28, 1985
2) During shooting, Clint
Eastwood sustained what he describes as the worst injury he
has ever had on set when a horse he was riding fell through
thin ice and launched him forward. Clint suffered a
3) What is the Westerns running
4) The Western is written
by Lennie Niehaus and Bruce Surtees.
5) Hull Barret, one of the
panners heads into town for supplies, and is set upon by the
same ruffians. A drifter (Clint Eastwood) rides in and defends
the miner with unexpected skill wielding a hickory axe handle.
Upon returning to the placers camp, the drifter compounds this
surprise by revealing a minister's collar when invited to
dinner, thus acquiring the name "Preacher".
plays Hull Barret?
Buddy Van Horn
6) Pale Rider
is primarily filmed in the Boulder Mountains and the Sawtooth
National Recreation Area in central Idaho, just north of Sun
Valley in late 1984. The opening credits scene featured the
jagged Sawtooth Mountains south of Stanley.
7) Sarah Wheeler: "Who are
you? Who are you... really? The Preacher: Well, it really
doesn't matter, does it?"
Who plays Sarah Wheeler?
8) A classic western story
line develops, leading to a final showdown in town between a
corrupt U.S. Marshal named Stockburn and his "deputies" and
Preacher. John Russell plays Stockburn.
How many films
does Russell appear with Eastwood?
9) Chris Penn plays one of
the villains, Josh LaHood. Clint Eastwood will later direct
his brother Sean Penn in an Oscar-Winning Performance in
Mystic River (2003).
10) Revealing mistakes:
When the preacher approaches Stockburn he unlocks his firearm
to re-chamber it. The bullet chamber he chooses is empty yet
he locks it in place and kills Marshall Stockburn. The
cylinder is visibly empty!