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White Comanche (1968)
"Comanche blanco" (original title)

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William Shatner plays two roles: cowboy Johnny Moon and his ruthless Indian twin brother, Notah. Notah likes peyote and gets the crazy idea that he's the Comanche messiah sent to lead the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Johnny Moon / Notah
Rosanna Yanni ...
Kelly (as Rossana Yani)
Perla Cristal ...
White Fawn
Mariano Vidal Molina ...
General Garcia (as Vidal Molina)
Luis Prendes ...
Grimes
Barta Barri ...
Mayor Bolker (as Bart Barry)
Vicente Roca ...
Ellis (as Vincent Rocca)
Luis Rivera ...
Kah To
Javier Maiza ...
Coor (as Xavier Maza)
Víctor Israel ...
Carter (as Victor Israel)
Fernando Lewis ...
Quincy (as Ferdinand Lewis)
Héctor Quiroga ...
The Parson (as Hector Quiroga)
Gene Reyes ...
Comanche
Gian Castelli ...
The Boy (as Ian Castelli)
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Storyline

William Shatner plays two roles: cowboy Johnny Moon and his ruthless Indian twin brother, Notah. Notah likes peyote and gets the crazy idea that he's the Comanche messiah sent to lead the Comanche nation against the white man but more specifically the dusty desert town of Rio Hondo. Moon, estranged from his brother, decides to stop Notah either by words or by bullets. Written by jimthemoviefreak@gmail.com

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Drama | Western

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Release Date:

23 December 1968 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Rio Hondo  »

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Gross:

ESP 34,300,946 (Spain)
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(Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed in Spain on a miniscule budget while William Shatner was on hiatus from playing Captain Kirk on Star Trek (1966), this film features him playing the dual role of half-breed twin brothers in the Old West. See more »

Goofs

In the duel on horseback between Johnny and Notah, Johnny rides a black horse and Notah is on a brown horse. After it's over, the wounded Johnny rides into view and falls off a brown horse. Then when it's time to lead the Comanches back to the reservation he's back on a black horse again. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Moon: Why don't you get the good citizens of this town to help you out?
Sheriff Logan: When trouble breaks out, they're kind of hard to find.
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Edited into Spaghetti Western Trailer Show (2007) See more »

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Iberian idiocy.
15 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

If the Italian made cowboy flicks were "Spaghetti Westerns", this must be an "Enchilada Western", and it suffers by comparison. If it weren't for the presence in the cast of Cotten and Shatner, I'm sure this would be considered a "Cowboy and Indians" farce. I don't know how the two of them got involved in this but it was so compelling to Shatner that he played two roles. From horses who prance and dance little jigs in otherwise serious scenes, to Notah leading his band of Comanches while continuing to ride a western saddle, to buzzards that sound suspiciously like amplified crows, this whole thing might be somewhat entertaining if only the actors didn't take themselves so seriously.


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