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Grand Canyon Massacre (1964)
"Massacro al Grande Canyon" (original title)

 -  Western  -  25 May 1964 (Italy)
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(1965) James Mitchum George Ardisson, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Jill Powers, Eduardo Ciannelli. After a search for his father's killers, Mitchum returns home only to find himself involved in a ... See full summary »

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Nancy (as Jill Powers)
George Ardisson ...
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Sheriff Burt Cooley (as G.R. Stuart)
Burt Nelson ...
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Eduardo Ciannelli ...
Eric Dancer (as Edward Ciannelli)
Andrea Giordana
Ferdinando Poggi ...
Ace Mason (as Nando Poggi)
Benito Stefanelli ...
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Renato Terra ...
Curly Mason (as Renato Terra Caizzi)
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Attilio Severini ...
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(1965) James Mitchum George Ardisson, Giacomo Rossi-Stuart, Jill Powers, Eduardo Ciannelli. After a search for his father's killers, Mitchum returns home only to find himself involved in a bloody land dispute. Good western with a helluva cast. Great to see Ciannelli in one of his last films. Color, scope, 35mm. Written by Anonymous

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Lethargic
13 July 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

His father's style of acting is often described as laid back and laconic but I'm afraid his son, James Mitchum's is just lethargic. With his dad's looks and sleepy eyes he does just sleepwalk through this film without any of the intense screen presence that Robert Mitchum could bring to a role.

Doesn't help that the film story is pretty dull too, the old warring cattle barons trying to take over the whole land and everything. The film plays much like an American one from an earlier era, such as 'High Noon or Duel in the Desert' and not the spaghetti western that it is. One thing about the spaghetti's that though short on plot most of the time, they did fill it out with lots of action set pieces. This one doesn't, a couple of short one on one barroom fights but mainly the opposing factions shooting at each over from one rock cliff to another.

I was tempted at times to fast forward on the DVD remote, which is always a bad sign...

Very much a standard oater and while not that bad, it just doesn't deserve much attention.


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