This DVD collection presents two films that expose the darker side of human behavior - when it comes down to it, people can be unpredictable and are capable of some very bad things. Andy Griffith will do anything to silence the only witness to a brutal slaying he has committed in Savages. And a small Southern town is torn apart by racial prejudice in The Klansman.
Savages (1974): When wealthy lawyer Horton Maddock (Andy Griffith) hires gas attendant Ben Campbell (Sam Bottoms) to be his guide for a hunting trip, neither can imagine the fate that awaits them in the sweltering desert heat. When Maddock accidentally shoots a prospector, he decides that the only way of saving himself is to eliminate the only witness - Ben. The story unfolds as the two men trudge across the dunes in this red hot thriller!
The Klansman (1974): This tough drama set in a small Southern town in Atoka County deals with a stark series of events that lead to an outright conflict between the law and backward thinking prejudices. Sheriff Bascomb (Lee Marvin) is the lone law enforcement officer in town, and he has his hands full trying to control the activities of the Ku Klux Klan. Things are tense enough, when a young woman (Linda Evans) is raped. Mayor Hardy (David Huddleston), who doubles as head of the local KKK chapter, accuses an African American of the crime. Also deeply involved in the scandal is landowner Breck Stancill (Richard Burton).