The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez | 1982

Historical, Western
Based on a popular "corrido" depicting the actual events of June 1901. Cortez, a Mexican cowhand working the ranges around San Antonio, kills a sheriff in self defense as he's about to be arrested in a case of mistaken ...more

Cast

... Gregorio Cortez

Actor

... Sheriff Frank Fly

Actor

... Boone Choate

Actor

... Bill Blakely

Actor

... Captain Rogers

Actor

... Mike Trimmell

Actor

... Sheriff Morris

Actor

... Romaldo Cortez

Actor

... Sheriff Dick Glover

Actor

... Cowboy

Actor

... B R Abernathy

Actor

... Prosecutor Pierson

Actor

Company

Atlantic Richfield Company

Production Company

Filmhaus Productions

Production Company

Moctesuma Esparza Productions

Production Company

NEH-CPB

Production Company

National Council of La Raza

Production Company

Synopsis

Based on a popular "corrido" depicting the actual events of June 1901. Cortez, a Mexican cowhand working the ranges around San Antonio, kills a sheriff in self defense as he's about to be arrested in a case of mistaken identity. Thus begins an 11-day manhunt as Cortez flees on horseback from Gonzales to the Mexcian border.

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