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An arms dealer and a mercenary cross swords during the 1916 Mexican revolution.

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Ursula Thiess ...
Lisa Kennedy
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Colonel José Escobar
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Rodolfo Acosta ...
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José Torvay ...
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Gunther
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Storyline

American arms dealer Kennedy hopes to make a killing by selling to the "regulares" in the 1916 Mexican revolution. American mercenary Wilson favors the rebel faction headed by Escobar, and they plot to hijack Kennedy's arms; but Wilson also has his eye on Kennedy's wife. Raids, counter-raids, and escapes follow in a veritable hail of bullets. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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THE CRY THAT ROCKED THE WORLD'S HOTTEST STRIP OF HELL! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


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September 1956 (USA)  »

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Bandido Caballero!  »

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The film was shot on many of the actual battle sites of the 1916 Mexican revolution, the period during which this film is set. Many of the older Mexicans hired as extras in the film were former soldiers of Pancho Villa and others were former government troops who fought them. See more »

Goofs

When Kennedy confronts Wilson and Lisa at the stairs, the long shot from behind Kennedy's shoulder show Wilson holding Lisa's right forearm as she stands to Wilson's left and slightly behind. The following close shot shows Wilson holding Lisa's left forearm with her half-hidden behind him. See more »

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A good movie
22 June 2001 | by (Azusa,CA) – See all my reviews

This is a fun Robert Mitchum movie, with a little taste of the "Magnificent Seven". Mitchum plays an American adventurer who runs afoul of American gunrunner Zacary Scott. While attempting to steal the shipment of guns from Scott he becomes involved with Scotts wife as well as the noble cause of the revolution. He ultimately sees that the rebels get the guns. This movie is very enjoyable, with the always good performance of Gilbert Roland (as the rebel general) and several other recognizible Hispanic actors such as Rudy Hoyos. I haven't seen this movie shown on TV even on cable for years. I would definitely like to see it released on VHS. The movie has some pretty good action scenes so if you get a chance to see it, DO!


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