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The Road to Fort Alamo (1964)

La strada per Forte Alamo (original title)
Unrated | | Western | 10 July 1966 (USA)
A lone rider comes across a dying soldier, the victim of an Indian attack, who gives him a paper authorizing the payment of $150,000 to the U.S. Army. The rider gathers some colleagues who ... See full summary »

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(as John M. Old)

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(as Jane Brisbane), (screenplay) (as Vincent Thomas) | 2 more credits »
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Bud Massadey / Lt. John Smith
Jany Clair ...
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Michel Lemoine ...
Little Kid Carson
Andreina Paul ...
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Antonio Gradoli ...
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A lone rider comes across a dying soldier, the victim of an Indian attack, who gives him a paper authorizing the payment of $150,000 to the U.S. Army. The rider gathers some colleagues who disguise themselves as soldiers and who take the paper to a bank. They get the money but a shoot-out occurs, an old woman is killed, and the gang acrimoniously splits up. Later some members of the gang meet up with some real U.S. Cavalry soldiers and together they must fight off new Indian attacks. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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[surrounded by Ozark Indians]
Bud Massedy: We've no hope at all.
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A spaghetti western without much sauce
3 June 2002 | by (Minneapolis) – See all my reviews

Director Mario Bava usually has a visual flair which helps elevate his movies above their "Grade B" genres. He doesn't seem to have his heart in this project, however. It plays out in a routine fashion and about the only scene which might linger in the memory has the Indians putting dollar bills adrift in a river in order to lure cavalry soldiers out into the open. Ken Curtis, who always deserved better, makes an attractive hero but the script gives him little to work with.


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