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$1,000 on the Black (1966)
"Mille dollari sul nero" (original title)

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Twelve years ago, Sartana framed his brother Johnny for murder and stole his girlfriend. Now the town's undisputed boss and doted over by his possessive mother, Sartana seems safe - until, his sentence served, Johnny rides back into town.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Anthony Steffen ...
Johnny Liston
Gianni Garko ...
Erika Blanc ...
Joselita
Franco Fantasia ...
Sheriff
Sieghardt Rupp ...
Ralph
Angelica Ott ...
Manuela Holt
Daniela Igliozzi ...
Mary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ettore Arena
Fortunato Arena ...
Ciudadano
Salvatore Borghese ...
Mexican in Bar
Carla Calò ...
Rhonda Liston (as Carol Brown)
Carlo D'Angelo ...
Judge Waldorf (as Charles Angel)
Mario Dionisi ...
Hombre de Sartana
Gilberto Galimberti
Chris Howland ...
Doodle Kramer
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Twelve years ago, Sartana framed his brother Johnny for murder and stole his girlfriend. Now the town's undisputed boss and doted over by his possessive mother, Sartana seems safe - until, his sentence served, Johnny rides back into town.

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Release Date:

18 December 1966 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

$1,000 on the Black  »

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Trivia

First appearance of the Sartana character. See more »

Connections

Referenced in If You Meet Sartana Pray for Your Death (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Necklace of Pearls
Written by Michele Lacerenza (music) and at Gancarossa
Performed by Peter Boon
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Best movie of Anthony Steffen and Gianni Garko
10 June 2001 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Steffen and Garko have been in a lot of awful movies, no doubt about that, so "Sartana" can easily be considered a climax in their careers, respectively.

It's the story of two brothers fighting each other, Steffen playing the straight and honest one, Garko portraying a sadistic, screaming blond loony. Their mother tries to stop him. Intense pictures, intense emotions, the director even alluded to Shakespearean tragedies a few times, but you needn't take that too seriously. All in all, well done, spaghetti western above average.


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