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The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955)

Approved  |   |  Romance, Western  |  19 October 1955 (USA)
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In 1915, an American adventurer joins the supporters of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa.

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Cast

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Tom Bryan
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Ruth Harris
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Colonel Juan Castro
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Pablo Morales
Fanny Schiller ...
Laria Morales
Carlos Múzquiz ...
Commandant (as Carlos Mosquiz)
Tony Carbajal ...
Farolito (as Tony Carvajal)
Pasquel Pena ...
Ricardo (as Pasquel Pená)
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Storyline

Mexico, 1915. US bank robber Tom Bryan hopes to retire to Mexico, where the ever popular ex-revolutionary dictator, Pancho Villa, has been deposed and driven to his home province by another tyrant. Colonel Castro's band of loyal Villa-supporters hope to get him back in power so rob a gold train. Aboard is Bryan, who was secretly paid to help. Delivering the gold to Pancho by Yaqui country proves harder, as the Indians help with the federales (government troops) in pursuit. More dangers lurk. Written by KGF Vissers

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'GOLD FOR VILLA!' A slice of living history out of Pancho Villa's fabulous saga!(0riginal 3-sheet poster) See more »

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Romance | Western

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19 October 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

De schat van Pancho Villa  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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A Coca Cola sign is seen in the background during the bank robbery. The design is from a more modern period (1940s, rather than 1915). See more »

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La Cucaracha
(uncredited)
Traditional
Whistled at different times by Castro and Bryan, and also performed by the passengers on the train
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Western saga built around the Mexican Revolution
2 November 1998 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

In this off-beat tale, Calhoun is an American mercenary that hires himself and his machine gun out to Villas band of revolutionary rebels. There's plenty of action, as the old west meets modern times. Story moves at a nice pace and the cast featurning Calhoun, Roland, and a pre-cellulite Winters make this a worthwhile view.


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