West German Television production [Sauerland Kunstoffe, Tele-Contact
Rolf Olsen (Rudolf Knoblich)
Franz X. Lederle (Franz Xaver Lederle) [color]
time: 72 minutes
Senkstake - Hans-Joachim Kulenkampf
Jack - Erik Schumann
Rosemary Wilson - Dinah Hinz
Bruno - Frithjof Vierock
- Birgit Bergen
Major - Karl Lieffen (Carel Lifka)
Brigitte Stein, Dieter Wieland, Brigitte Mira, Maria Paudler, Gudrun Schmidt,
Ralf Wolter, John Vornholt, Inge Schacht, Gerd Frickhöffer, Richard Bohne,
Georg Lehn, Christian Skrobek, Anita Mally, Ilse Peternell
Grumpy Old Salt Senkstake is stranded together with his friend Maat Bruno in
America. Here he is urgently needed to deliver a trapper’s pouch of gold to his
widow while all the time being pursued by the outlaw Black Jack and his gang.
for TV western was filmed in the Canary Islands. Although the first Kapt’n Senkstakes
Abenteuer was highly successful the following sequels paled in
comparison and never rivaled the original.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.