Day of Anger (1967)
"I giorni dell'ira" (original title)

M  |   |  Western  |  November 1969 (USA)
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Scott Mary who runs errands and works menial jobs in town receives advice from a gunfighter and becomes tough, surpassing his teacher.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Giuliano Gemma ...
Walter Rilla ...
Murph Allan Short
Christa Linder ...
Yvonne Sanson ...
Vivien Skill
Lukas Ammann ...
Judge Cutchell
Andrea Bosic ...
Abel Murray
Ennio Balbo ...
Turner - the banker
José Calvo ...
Blind Bill (as Pepe Calvo)
Giorgio Gargiullo ...
Anna Orso ...
Eileen (Judge Cutchell's daughter)
Karl-Otto Alberty ...
Sam Corbitt (as Hans Otto Alberty)
Nino Nini ...
Marshall / Sheriff Nigel
Virgilio Gazzolo ...
Mr. Barton - Owner of Arms Shop
Eleonora Morana ...
Mrs. Barton - Woman sending a letter


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 »


Frank Talby: Your last lesson Scotty: when you start killing you can't stop it.
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A fine film with much violence.
30 March 2015 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

Really good, from the languorous, elegiac opening to the full throttle finish, I enjoyed it all. I note that IMDb shows a running time of 95 minutes whilst my new Arrow DVD runs nearer 115. Can that be so, 20 minutes cut from the previous print? It is just possible for there is a surprisingly large amount of time given to introduction of the characters and the town so that we might become totally involved. Goodness knows what anyone would make of much of this film without the precious opening ten minutes where Giuliano Gemma is introduced to us, literally as a sh*t shoveler before coming under the wing of the majestic Lee van Cleef. The famous Almeria set and surrounds plays its part well too and whilst the tale is fairly simple (revenge!) it is so well told and whilst the opening scenes seem to show a ghost town by the end we have seen it teeming with folks from all around. A fine film with much violence.

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