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Django, Prepare a Coffin (1968)

Preparati la bara! (original title)
A gunfighter forms a gang of "deceased" execution victims to get revenge on the politician and outlaw who killed his wife.

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Horst Frank ...
David Barry
George Eastman ...
Lucas
José Torres ...
Garcia
Pinuccio Ardia ...
Orazio
Guido Lollobrigida ...
Jonathan Abbott (as Lee Burton)
Barbara Simon ...
Mercedes
Spartaco Conversi ...
Another one of the Hanged
Luciano Rossi ...
One of the Hanged (as Edward G. Ross)
Gianni Brezza ...
Alvarez
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ...
Pat O'Connor (as Ivan Scratuglia)
Andrea Scotti ...
Lucas Henchman
Roberto Simmi ...
Wallace
Franco Balducci ...
Sheriff
Adriana Giuffrè ...
Barry's Wife
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A mysterious gunfighter named Django is employed by a local crooked political boss as a hangman to execute innocent locals framed by the boss, who wants their land. What the boss doesn't know is that Django isn't hanging the men at all, just making it look like he is, and using the men he saves from the gallows to build up his own "gang" in order to take revenge on the boss, who, with Django's former best friend, caused the death of his wife years before. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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27 January 1968 (Italy)  »

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Django had his name changed into Trinita for the French version, but no attempt to turn the film into a comedy was ever made. See more »

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Lucas is wearing a coat with a modern plastic button on its back. See more »

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Referenced in Due bounty killer per un massacro (2007) See more »

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Great Spaghetti Western.
3 February 2001 | by (Nova Scotia) – See all my reviews

One of my favorite Spaghetti westerns is "VIVA DJANGO". Terence Hill plays Django, a man who's wife was murdered by his best friend. Django becomes a hangman, who doesnt kill his victims, he gives them a harness, with a big hook, to wear so they wont be strangled. Django does this so they will help him get revenge on David Berry for murdering his wife. Excellent Spaghetti Western that never gets boring, full of guns and action! Terence Hill does a good job imitating Franco Nero. I think this movie is slightly better than the origanal DJANGO made in 1966. Get a bootleg of this movie off of Ebay, you wont be dissapointed!


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