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Day of Anger (1967)

I giorni dell'ira (original title)
M | | Western | November 1969 (USA)
A scruffy garbage boy becomes the pupil of a famed gunfighter, and the stage for confrontation is set when the gunman becomes unhinged and overruns the boy's town through violence and corruption.

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Murph Allan Scott
Christa Linder ...
Gwen
Ennio Balbo ...
Turner - Banker
Lukas Ammann ...
Judge Cutcher
Andrea Bosic ...
Abel Murray
José Calvo ...
Blind Bill (as Pepe Calvo)
Giorgio Gargiullo ...
Nigel - Marshal
Anna Orso ...
Eileen Cutcher
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Sam Corbitt - Barber (as Hans Otto Alberty)
Nino Nini ...
Doctor
Virgilio Gazzolo ...
Mr. Barton - Storekeeper
Eleonora Morana ...
Mrs. Barton
Benito Stefanelli ...
Owen White, Killer
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Storyline

Amiable, unassertive Scott Mary picks up the trash, cleans the toilets, sweeps the floors in the town of Clifton. Then a gunfighter comes to town. He offers advice and guidance to Scott who quickly begins to toughen and mature, thus upsetting the balance of power in the town. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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In the film, Scott Mary's mule is called Sartana; a common name for a gunslinger character in other spaghetti western films. See more »

Quotes

Scott Mary: Talby, now it's your turn. There's nobody out here left to take your place.
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A Strong Man [Un Uomo Forte]
Composed by Riz Ortolani
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One of the top 5 best westerns
17 July 2015 | by (Detroit) – See all my reviews

The musical score, cinematography, and strong performances make this particular western a great story that goes beyond the standard thematic gunslinger opera. This is an epic western filmed by a camera crew that let's the scenery interact with the performances. The music is great, and the opening credits have the hook that set the mood and the film delivers it with full fury. Lee Van Cleef gives his best performance on film. A many layered character study with humor and depth, the audience is rewarded by great on screen chemistry between Gemma and Cleef. A must see for anyone who is a fan of westerns, or the writing style of Elmore Leonard and Larry McMurtry.


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