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He Who Shoots First (1966)

Django spara per primo (original title)
Django's father is framed by his business partner Clusker and shot by a bounty Killer. Django inherits his fathers part of the business and a score to settle with Clusker.

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Cast overview:
Glenn Saxson ...
Glenn Garvin / Django (as Glen Saxson)
Ida Galli ...
Jessica Kluster / Cluster (as Evelyn Stewart)
Fernando Sancho ...
Gordon
Nando Gazzolo ...
Ken Kluster / Cluster
Guido Lollobrigida ...
Ward (as Lee Burton)
Erika Blanc ...
Lucy
Marcello Tusco ...
Sheriff
Valentino Macchi ...
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Antonio Piretti ...
Lucy's Brother
Alberto Lupo ...
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Lewis E. Ciannelli ...
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Django's father is framed by his business partner Clusker and shot by a bounty Killer. Django inherits his fathers part of the business and a score to settle with Clusker. Written by Tom Seldon <elpuro@msn.com>

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Another Enjoyable Trip To The Italian West
13 February 2010 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Easygoing saddle tramp Glenn Saxson finds his father cooling off on the back of a bounty hunter's horse. Killing the bounty hunter, he takes his father's body into town to claim the reward, where he's informed by ambitious local Fernando Sancho, that his dad was actually quite wealthy and set up by his greedy business partner. The two then team up with a mystery man, carrying a switchblade stiletto cane, to take on the murderous big-shot.

Django Shoots First is another colorful, fast-paced spaghetti western. There isn't much new here, but it's a pleasantly entertaining way to spend an hour and a half, with an adequate amount of action, plot-twists, and gun-wielding heavies.

There's also a good score by Ennio Morricone's frequent collaborator Bruno Nicolai and a neat early cameo in the film's final scene, by Italian genre favorite George Eastman, who's minus his distinctive facial hair.


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