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Blood for a Silver Dollar (1965)

Un dollaro bucato (original title)
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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(as Calvin Jackson Padget)

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(as Calvin Jackson Padget), (as George Finley)
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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 ...
Herrero
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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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Okay, Formulaic Pulp-Western
14 March 2011 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Heading west, ex-Confederate Giuliano Gemma agrees to help capture a bandit, only to find out that the "outlaw is his brother and himself a patsy in an even bigger plot involving a crooked banker and a group of put-upon homesteaders.

Like most of Giuliano Gemma's westerns, this isn't near the top of the heap. However, it's sturdy enough, with a lot of action, some pretty dastardly villains, and a few good plot twists. It could have used a little bit more grit and suspense in the first hour though.

Also, Gemma is always fun to root for, no matter how good or bad the film is. In the beginning (sporting a beard), he looks kind of like Charleton Heston in Planet Of The Apes!


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