Good Paella/Spaghetti Western co-produced between Spain and Italy , including customary scenarios from Almeria
Rafael Romero Marchent directs the German Peter Lee Lawrence in this tale of revenge about a young man to clear the name of his father . A son (Peter Lee Lawrence) of a Confederate captain has the difficult task of proving that his father was not a traitor murderer . He will have the help of Charro (William Bogart) , a Mexican friend of his late father . Charro knows what really happened , the Captain was betrayed, so now the young sets out in pursuit the men (Sydney Chaplin , Alfonso Rojas , among others) who murdered his father . The young man join forces with Charro and they look for the killers in the region and execute their vendetta , murdering one by one and without mercy.
¨One by One without mercy" is an exciting western that contains a story full of violence and vengeance , good dramatic pace , plot twists and slick direction . Agreeable Chorizo-Spaghetti Western mostly produced by Spain and Italian secondary participation ; it follows the Sergio Leone wake , including close-up , zooms , choreographic duels and no being proceeded in American style . The film packs action , shootouts , drama , high body-count and it's fast moving , being quite entertaining and approaching increasingly Leone Italian style , but keeping some details that make it special in this particular genre . It's a thrilling western with spectacular outdoors and breathtaking confrontation among heartless protagonists Peter Lee Lawrence and William Bogart ; and both of them against Sydney Chaplin , Eduardo Fajardo and their underlings . Acceptable action sequences with rousing crossfire and spectacularly bloody shootouts . Charismatic performance for whole casting . The notorious Spaghetti actor , Peter Lee Lawrence is good in his usual tough role .Blond German youth Peter Lee Lawrence, who made his uncredited debut in Sergio Leone "For A Few Dollars More" (1965), was the hero in many Spaghetti Westerns. His short cinematographic history can be enclosed in nine years of Italo-Spain co-productions such as "More Dollars for the MacGregors" , ¨Winchester justice¨,"Pistol for a Hundred Coffins", ¨The man who killed Billy the Kid¨ , ¨Fury of Johnny Kid¨ and several others . Enjoyable though brief performance by the always great Eduardo Fajardo , previously famous for ¨Django¨ , playing a nasty role , as usual . In the film appears ordinary Chorizo/Spaghetti Western actors such as Francisco Sanz as Zebulon , Manuel Tejada as Frogmouth , Cris Huerta as Lonely Man in Saloon , Miguel Del Castillo as Priest , Tito Garcia as farmer , Alfonso Rojas as Capt. Jack Hawkins , among others . Colorful and evocative cinematography by Emilio Foriscot , filmed on location in Hoyo Manzanares del Real , La Pedriza , and , of course , Almeria .
Rafael Romero Marchent (Madrid, Spain, May 3, 1926), was brother of Joaquin Luis Romero, recently deceased , who was the first to shoot Westerns in Spain . At first, Rafael Romero began in films as an actor, but when his career began to wane, he preferred to spend time behind the camera . While his brother Joaquin Marchent is deemed the Paella Western's best director , his first film was ¨El Coyote¨ and the sequel titled ¨Revenge of Coyote¨ shot in Mexico ; after that , he filmed ¨The shadow of Zorro¨ and ¨Revenge of Zorro¨, he went go directing Western as ¨ Riding to death ¨ , ¨Adventures in the West¨ , ¨Three good men¨, ¨Sabor Venganza ¨ and the most popular and violent ¨Condenados a Vivir¨ . Plus , he wrote for his brother Rafael Romero Marchent the followings Westerns : ¨Manos Torpes¨, ¨Ocaso Un Pistolero¨ and ¨Garringo¨ . Following in the footsteps of his brother, Rafael Romero began shooting many movies of the new genre . Rafael is an expert writer and director of Spaghetti Western as proved in ¨Two crosses on Danger Pass¨, Cry for revenge¨ and ¨Two guns for two twins¨ with Pili and Mili, a pair of twin singers in those years were stars. In 1968 directs "Who cries revenge?" and "One by one without mercy" two of the best Westerns . These latter are of higher quality and both of them had achieved successes . The following year he directed a great spaghetti western, "Clumsy Hands" a good story , being well shot . And bit later on , he directs "Garringo" which is a splendid Spaghetti at his best and probably to be the best shot ever by a Spanish director .
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