Chato's Land (1972)
- Director Michael Winner had shot 2 versions of the same scene: A cut "soft" version (Region 1 DVD MGM / UA) and another violent version version that can be seen on VHS French version.
- In Warner Home video France VHS (1986 release):
- The assaulters of Chato's wife are grabbing her and they're tearing her clothes off. Then they're carrying the mooned unlucky and completely naked woman into her house. In the next scene, she's tied up to a little tree by these brutes and she is lying down completely naked.
- In DVD REGION 1 MGM / UA:
- This passage is shown on Region 1 DVD but Chato's wife keeps her clothes on during the whole scene. She is also tied up afterwards but her body is completely covered up with a large blanket.
- In VHS Warner Home Video FRANCE (1986 release), the corpse of the poor Native American is dragged on the floor past the corral front. His tormenters tie his feet and hang him from a beam. Then they start a fire with bushes to burn his body.
- Witnessing this gruesome and barbarian show, character Captain Quincey Withmore played by Jack Palance loses his temper. He's heading enragedly towards the band of men surrounding the bushfire and draws his pistol and.....
- The scene is cut bluntly, preventing us from knowing the end of the plot.
- Is this new cut once more the result of censorship or was it made during the editing of the movie?
- It still remains a mystery but this lobby card is the very evidence of its existence: http:/www.moviegoods.com/Assets/product_images/1020/23066.1020.A.jpg
- In DVD Region 1 MGM/UA:
- This scene is also shown on DVD but this time thanks to a very successful cut.
- It is the famous scene with Jack Palance described above and that completely sank into the deep limbos of oblivion.