The Jackals

The Jackals is a 1967 DeLuxe Color Western film from 20th Century Fox filmed at Killarney Film Studios South Africa. A remake of 1948's Yellow Sky, it stars Vincent Price as a South African prospector named Oupa (grandpa) Decker and contract Fox star Robert Gunner.[1] The film was the last directed by Robert D. Webb.

The Jackals
Directed byRobert D. Webb
Produced byRobert D. Webb
Written byW.R. Burnett
Harold Medford
StarringVincent Price
Diana Ivarson
Robert Gunner
Music byBob Adams
CinematographyDavid Millin
Edited byPeter Grossett
Distributed byTwentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • 1967 (1967)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States

Plot summary

Gold miner (Vincent Price) and his granddaughter (Diana Ivarson) living in South Africa are besieged by a group of bank robbers, led by 'Stretch' Hawkins (Robert Gunner) for the prospectors' gold.


  • Vincent Price as Oupa Decker, the Prospector
  • Diana Ivarson as Wilhemina Adelaide 'Willie' Decker
  • Robert Gunner as Roger 'Stretch' Hawkins
  • Bob Courtney as Dandy
  • Patrick Mynhardt as Gotz
  • Bill Brewer as Stoffel
  • John Whiteley as Marico

See also


  1. Tatum, Charles (October 19, 2007). "Jackals, The". Retrieved 2014-11-20.

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