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The Oil Prince (1965)
"Der Ölprinz" (original title)

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'The Oilprince' is an unscrupulous businessman. He looks forward to a lucrative deal with the "Western Arizona Bank'. He sells the bank oil wells at Shelly Lake that do actually not exist. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pierre Brice ...
Harald Leipnitz ...
The Oilprince
Macha Méril ...
Lizzy (as Macha Meril)
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Richard Forsythe (as Mario Girotti)
Walter Barnes ...
Bill Campbell
Antje Weisgerber ...
Mrs. Ebersbach (as Antje Weissgerber)
Milan Srdoc ...
Old Wabble (as Paddy Fox)
Gerd Frickhöffer ...
Kovacz (as Gerhard Frickhöffer)
Veljko Maricic ...
Bergmann
Dusan Janicijevic ...
Butler (as Dusko Janicijevic)
Slobodan Dimitrijevic ...
Knife
Davor Antolic ...
Paddy
Zvonimir Crnko ...
Billy Forner
Milivoje Popovic-Mavid ...
Mokaschi (as Mavid Popovic)
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'The Oilprince' is an unscrupulous businessman. He looks forward to a lucrative deal with the "Western Arizona Bank'. He sells the bank oil wells at Shelly Lake that do actually not exist. The Oilprince learns that the colonists would like to settle at Shelly Lake. So The Oilprince exchanges the scout of the settlers by one of his minions to give them another route. But soon The Oilprince has to recognize that he has not counted on Winnetou, the righteous leader of the Apaches, and his blood brother Old Surehand. Written by Robert

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Rampage at Apache Wells  »

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"Rampage at Apache Wells" - it's a catchy name, but the movie supposedly takes place in Utah, and Apache territory was well south of there. Apaches never occupied lands north of the deserts of the Mexican border states (of today's geography), nor did their close relatives the Navajo, who are also referenced in this movie. See more »

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A different actor, but mostly more of the same
5 April 2004 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

This is the second "Winnetou" western I've seen, and though I have yet to see more of the series, I'm getting the feeling they are more or less the same. Stewart Granger actually makes a good hero - though starting to age, he has both a charm and a heroic presence that fits this particular "Hand" hero he plays. Other than that, it's more of the same - nice scenery, but bogged down by a leaden pace, blatant padding (especially toward the end) plus comic relief that's both utterly unfunny and childish. There is some interest in seeing a young Terence Hill, several years before he became a European superstar, and there is some amusement to see HIM being the one slapped and punched around for a change!


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