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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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Sheriff Logan
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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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ESP 34,300,946 (Spain)
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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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A battle of tightest pants
22 August 2006 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Hilariously bad western with Shatner playing the dual "good twin/bad twin" roles. This was made in Spain during his Star Trek years (hey, it seemed to have worked for Eastwood before him!). The incomprehensible back story winds up with a gun battle between fractious factions in the town of Rio Hondo (does anyone know what they're fighting about?). It also supports some other characters running around trying to hang innocent people. But the main clash is between the two twins which proceeds to a mano-a-mano finale in which Shatner gets to bare both his chests. I personally found his characteristic staccato delivery perfect for the Comanche twin Notah (speaking sterotypically of course). And for Star Trek fans - only one of him gets the girl! The film also suffers from a jazz influenced musical score, but, hey, that's the least of its problems.


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