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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 ...
Sheriff Nigel
Anna Orso ...
Eileen Cutcher
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Blonde Deputy with Harmonica (as Hans Otto Alberty)
Nino Nini ...
Doctor Cullen
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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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Scott gees his horse to go after Talby in the English version, his yells are simply reused from the Italian version (despite their two voice actors sounding very different). See more »

Quotes

Scott Mary: Hey, listen, stranger, what town is this?
Stranger: Bowie. Bowie, at least for now.
Scott Mary: For now? Why?
Stranger: Because it's going to be hell here pretty soon!
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Referenced in Circuito chiuso (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Violence, Hatred [Violenza, Odio (#3)]
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Composed by Riz Ortolani
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Excellent!
8 July 1999 | by (Greensboro, NC) – See all my reviews

Nothing here you haven't seen before if you're a fan of Italian westerns, but DAY OF ANGER develops its plot and characters carefully, keeping you on the edge of your seat throughout. Van Cleef is terrific--this is surely one of his finest moments--yet he's matched stride-for-stride by Giuliano Gemma and the rest of the cast, with solid performances from many bit players. The direction and camera work are first rate, also. It may fall just short of Leone and the first Django movie, but it's still a first-rate spaghetti western.


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