screenshots / Thunder at the Border (aka: Winnetou and Old Firehand) / 1966 Rialto Film

Released as Winnetou und sein Freund Old Firehand, this western (based on the Winnetou novels by Karl May) was a co-production between West Germany and Yugoslavia. The story concerns the hunt for a gang resposible for the murder of four young braves.

Pierre Brice returned as Winnetou and actor Rod Cameron co-starred as Old Firehand. Cameron is perhaps best remembered for the many westerns he appeared in during his long film career. Rod Cameron passed in 1983 at the age of 73.

Also cast was actor Todd Armstrong (Tom) who previously starred in the title role of Jason in 1963's Jason and the Argonauts.

Filmed at the Spandau Studios in Berlin, Germany and on locations in Croatia and Yugoslavia.

The film was distributed in the United States by Columbia Pictures under the title of Thunder at the Border.