Actor and Lake Hughes resident Paul Koslo is in handcuffs in this scene from the 1974 Walter Mirisch production of "Mr. Majestyk," starring Charles Bronson in the title role. 8x10-inch
A year after the film's U.S. release (United Artists, July 17, 1974), Koslo purchased The Rock Inn in Lake Hughes, which he owned until his death in January 2019.
Koslo portrays Bobby Kopas, a small-time hood who attempts to force a Colorado watermelon farmer (Bronson as Vince Majestyk) into a protection racket by hiring his no-good friends
as ranch hands. Majestyk manages to run him off with his own shotgun, but that's just the beginning of the story.
Filmed in Colorado in the fall of 1973, "Mr. Majestyk" also features
Jordan Rhodes and
Bert Santos. Uncredited cast includes
James Reynolds and
Bob Templeton. Stunt performers are
Paul Baxley (coordinator),
Paul Baxley (gaffer),
Craig R. Baxley (driver),
Allen Pinson and
LW3495: 9600 dpi jpeg from original photograph purchased 2019 by Leon Worden.