The Connery-Bardot pairing that SHALAKO offers simply can't pump much life into this otherwise typical big-budget western set in 19th-century New Mexico. Connery is a wandering cowboy (his Indian name means "he who brings rain") who comes to the rescue of a snooty group of aristocrats
after they run into trouble in Apache territory. It seems they were led there by appropriately dusty trail-boss Boyd in a scheme to make them an easy target for robbery. Connery makes a special effort to come to Bardot's aid, especially since she has two factors in her favor--her royal blood and
her obligatory topless scene. The wealthy fools aren't so eager to leave Indian territory,...