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The Oil Prince (1965)

Der Ölprinz (original title)
Approved | | Western, Adventure | January 1966 (USA)
Apache Chief Winnetou and scout Old Surehand team-up to assist a wagon-train of settlers who are threatened by the machinations of an unscrupulous crook known as the Oil Prince.

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The Oilprince
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Lizzy (as Macha Meril)
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Richard Forsythe (as Mario Girotti)
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Bill Campbell
Antje Weisgerber ...
Mrs. Ebersbach
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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Storyline

'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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Flaming arrows blaze a trail of violence!

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Western | Adventure

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Rampage at Apache Wells  »

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2.35 : 1
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Also shown under the alternate title Rampage at Apache Wells. See more »

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When Winnetou gets out of the river, he is soaking wet, but seconds late when he gets on his horse, he is totally dry. See more »

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Followed by Old Surehand (1965) See more »

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A criminal better than most at James Bond
24 July 2000 | by (Marburg) – See all my reviews

This Winnetou movie contains a story with whole look at Winnetous opposite OIL PRINCE Harald Leipnitz. Stewart Granger's script gave him a rather passive position. Heinz Erhard (piano-player) could turn it into a comedy, but he fails sometimes. Terence Hill ads the famous actor set, surrounded by the famous soundtrack. Psychological cruelty enriches the Winnetou plot and turns newer aspects in an attractive western.


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