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Professionals for a Massacre (1967)
"Professionisti per un massacro" (original title)

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Hilton, Martin and Byrnes are three bandits who have joined the Southern ranks during the Civil War. They're caught selling guns to the Union and are sentenced to a firing squad. A general ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
George Hilton ...
Steel Downey
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Chattanooga Jim
George Martin ...
Fidel Ramirez
Milo Quesada ...
Lieutenant Logan
Mónica Randall ...
Annie
Gérard Herter ...
Major Lloyd
José Bódalo ...
Pietro Primero
Gisella Monaldi ...
Luisa
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Claudio Trionfi
Bruno Ukmar
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Hilton, Martin and Byrnes are three bandits who have joined the Southern ranks during the Civil War. They're caught selling guns to the Union and are sentenced to a firing squad. A general saves their lives at the last minute, offering them a chance at freedom by retrieving a fortune in gold. Supervised by a Confederate officer they go in pursuit, but there are dangerous competitors in the field. Written by Anonymous

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Black powder for three movies
30 October 2007 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

George Hilton, Edd Byrnes and George Martin play 3 thieves who chase a much more successful thief: Major Lloyd (Gerard Herter) who stole a wagon-load of gold from the confederate army. As soon as he moves into the borderland, Mexican bandits are also attracted by the yellow metal. So much black powder was spent during the making of this movie, apparently, that you could make three westerns with it, but in between all the shooting and countless explosions, "Professionisti per un massacro" displays a certain sense of humor. It is a spaghetti western of the kind that likes to play with the rituals typical for the genre, using coffins and machine guns, and if you like this sort of thing, you'll find the movie easy to sit through... even if it is nothing surprisingly new.


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