1971 Radio South Africa 13 JulySkiet en donder, blood and thunder, cloak and dagger — it’s all the same thing.
1973Cape Times 19 June 11It’s the organizer’s task to bring the script to life. International intrigues, bloody skiet en donder, and dreamy romance are staged..all as quickly, cheaply and smoothly as possible.
1976Drum June 18At these semi-blue shows 99 per cent of patronage are white. The blacks return with a change of programme — of the usual ‘skiet ’n donder’.
1978Sunday Times 21 May (Mag. Sect.) 2It’s just a good ‘skiet en donder’ — though my publisher tells me ‘suspense thriller’ is a more proper description.
1979Sunday Times 20 May 10Without the good old ‘skiet en donner’, it’s not much of a Western to me.
1985A. Monteath inSunday Times 15 Sept. 20They’re in flight again..in a movie not illogically called Wild Geese II. And a jolly good piece of skiet-en-donner it is too.
1991Daily Dispatch 9 Feb. 8Even if they did make films like that, they would not be shown in the four-wallers in East London, which have been suffering from a plague of skiet and donders.
1992Natal Witness 9 Nov. 9Now the film begins to become more complex and this is what raises it far above the popular conception of the Western as ‘skiet ’n donner’ into an examination of..the film created-myth of the heroic West.