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Blood for a Silver Dollar (1965)
"Un dollaro bucato" (original title)

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Giuliano Gemma plays a confederate soldier who returns from the war to fight one at home. Unbeknownst to him, his brother has become the infamous gunfighter "Black Jack" to defeat the local... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Giuliano Gemma ...
Gary O'Hara (as Montgomery Wood)
Ida Galli ...
Judy O'Hara (as Evelyn Stewart)
Pierre Cressoy ...
McCoy (as Peter Cross)
Giuseppe Addobbati ...
Donaldson (as John Mac Douglas)
Franco Fantasia ...
Sheriff Anderson (as Frank Farrel)
Tullio Altamura ...
Peter (as Tor Altmayer)
Massimo Righi ...
Brad (as Max Dean)
Andrea Scotti ...
Hombre de McCoy (as Andrew Scott)
Nazzareno Zamperla ...
Phil O'Hara (as Nicholas St.John)
Benito Stefanelli ...
James (as Benny Reeves)
Franco Lantieri ...
Slim (as Frank Liston)
Gino Marturano ...
(as John Martin)
Nello Pazzafini ...
(as Peter Surtess)
Bernard Farber ...
Hombre de McCoy (as Benny Farber)
Luigi Tosi ...
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Giuliano Gemma plays a confederate soldier who returns from the war to fight one at home. Unbeknownst to him, his brother has become the infamous gunfighter "Black Jack" to defeat the local bullies. Gemma agrees to ambush and kill Black Jack, only to discover too late who the outlaw really is. With vengeance in his heart he turns on his employers, who then shoot him. Written by Cristian Redferne <Harlock@prodigy.com>

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Back when the Dollar was still "strong"
16 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

I had the "pleasure" of watching this at a local cinema 45 years after it got made/released. I have to add that it was the German dubbed version I watched. Which added to the "party"/fun factor, because of the ridiculous dialog (not that I actually imagine that the real dialog is any better mind you).

While there are clichés abound and quite a few things could be seen as sexual innuendo (between men mind you), this seems to have been the (german) lingo back then. But again this was all adding to the fun factor. But not to the factor that would make this a really good movie of course. If you have a boys night in (no pun intended) and just want to lay back and watch some crazy Western movie, you could do worse!


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