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Gunfight at Red Sands (1963)
"Duello nel Texas" (original title)

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An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.

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Credited cast:
Richard Harrison ...
Richard - Ricardo 'Gringo' Martinez
Giacomo Rossi Stuart ...
Sheriff Lance Corbett (as G.R. Stuart)
Mikaela ...
Maria Huertas
Sara Lezana ...
Elisa ' Lisa' Martinez
Daniel Martín ...
Manuel Martinez (as Dan Martin)
Barta Barri ...
Lou Stedman (as Barta Barry)
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Juan Guardo (as Ald Sambrell)
Agustín González ...
Risitas Wilson (as Agustin Gonzalez)
Barbara Simon ...
Rosa Cardena (as Bruna Simoniato)
Ángel Solano ...
Miller (as Mike Solano)
Gonzalo de Esquiroz ...
King Wilson (as Gonzalo Ezquiro)
Rodolfo del Campo ...
Doctor (as Sam Field)
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An avenging stranger guns down a gang of ruthless bandits in revenge for the murder of his family.

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Composer Dan Savio is Ennio Morricone, using one of the two pseudonyms he used for early work. See more »

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Duello nel Texas: Okay European Western
22 February 2006 | by (Örebro, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is a film for people with interest in the Western genre, mostly those who respect the European sub-genre, in the 1990's mostly connected to Italy, Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood but nowadays also related to director-names such as Sergio Corbucci and Sergio Sollima.

Filmed before Sergio Leone's success of the dollar-films, Duello nel Texas has several motives in common with Leone's films. The film is said to be set in the same surroundings, the film has the same composer (Morricone of course) and the film's story is set near the border between USA and Mexico. I watched it as a small kid, with enthusiasm over the action packed plot and some colorful characters. For 20 years later, I got the opportunity to see it again. No widescreen, bad colors, bad sound and a very scratchy picture. At least it was the film that I had been waiting for.

Duello nel Texas doesn't start very promising but it grows. The Morricone-music is the best of it. The main antagonists holds the film up, and everything results in a conventional but great gunfight. You can find rather independent woman here, some anti-rasism and a typical fist-fight. The plot is not as sophisticated as the ones in Leone's films, but it works good on it's own.

Duello nel Texas is a must see for the "die-hard European Western-fan".

Rating: 6 of 10.


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