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Murieta (1965)

Joaquín Murrieta (original title)
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Capt. Love
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Kate
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Rosita Murrieta
Roberto Camardiel ...
García 'Jack tres dedos'
Pedro Osinaga ...
Claudio / Cucaracha
Frank Braña ...
Pistolero
Mike Brendel ...
Buck Winters / Alborotador
Gonzalo de Esquiroz ...
Pistolero (as Gonzalo Esquiroz)
Juan Cazalilla ...
Borrachin
Julio Pérez Tabernero ...
Valenzuela
David Thomson ...
Comisario
Fernando Villena ...
Pistolero
Héctor Quiroga ...
Tendero
Andy Anza ...
Gomez
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They had taken his bride - and killed her. Now he would take California - and kill it! See more »

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1 September 1965 (USA)  »

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Corrido of Joaquin Murieta
Written by Paco Michel
Sung by Paco Michel
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Very good spaghetti western with fine lead performers
20 April 2012 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

What a surprise treat this 1965 spaghetti western turned out to be. Based on real-life Mexican bandit, MURIETA is the story of a new immigrant to California who is driven to vengeance and eventually becomes the leader of a vicious band of raiders and murderers. This picture has three great things going for it: 1. Jeffrey Hunter as Murieta (actual spelling is Murietta); he gives a superbly understated performance. 2. Arthur Kennedy, back in the saddle as a straight-shooting lawman. Sage, empathetic, Kennedy matches Hunter's fine acting work, especially difficult since all of their dialogue was re-recorded in studio. 3. The direction by veteran ace of oaters George Sherman. He keeps the camera moving and keeps the characterizations sharp and clear. Also fine are Diana Lorys, Sara Lezana and Roberto Camardiel as Jack "Three Fingers" Garcia. There are many eloquent moments in this fact-based adventure. It is well worth screening if you can find a copy. My review is based on screening a 16mm print I picked up (dye transfer Technicolor) of the UK-titled version, VENDETTA.


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