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Director:
Writers:
Warren Kiefer (story)
Mino Roli (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
March 1975 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Outlaw Sheriff - Within the Law, Without the Law, Beyond the Law.
Plot:
A thief takes the job as a town sheriff in order to rob a silver shipment before his ex-partner can grab it. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Lee Van Cleef ... Billy Joe Cudlip
Antonio Sabato ... Ben Novack

Gordon Mitchell ... Burton

Lionel Stander ... Preacher

Bud Spencer ... James Cooper
Graziella Granata ... Sally Davis
Herbert Fux ... Eustaccio / Denholm
Carlo Gaddi ... Bandit #2
Ann Smyrner ... Lola / Betty
Enzo Fiermonte ... Sheriff John Ferguson
Hans Elwenspoek ... Mr. Davis
Adriana Facchetti ... Hotel owner
Romano Puppo ... Sam - Burton Bandit
Günther Stoll ... Burtons Right Hand
Valentina Arrigoni ... Lola
Ferdinando Poggi
Nino Nini ... Old Man in Stagecoach
Salvatore Billa ... Diego - Burton Henchman
Sergio Ferrero
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Giuseppe Castellano ... Miner (uncredited)
Enrico Chiappafreddo ... Pistolero (uncredited)
Al Hoosmann ... Preacher's associate (uncredited)
Mickey Knox ... (uncredited)
Giovanni Ukmar ... Cowboy (uncredited)
Sergio Ukmar ... Cowbpy (uncredited)

Directed by
Giorgio Stegani 
 
Writing credits
Warren Kiefer (story)

Mino Roli (screenplay) &
Giorgio Stegani (screenplay) &
Fernando Di Leo (screenplay) &
Warren Kiefer (screenplay) &
Inge Hilger (screenplay)

Produced by
Henryk Chroscicki .... producer (as Enrico Chroscicki)
Alfonso Sansone .... producer
Luggi Waldleitner .... producer
 
Original Music by
Riz Ortolani 
 
Cinematography by
Enzo Serafin 
 
Film Editing by
Sergio Montanari 
Edith Schuman 
 
Production Design by
Franco Bottari 
Wolf Englert 
 
Set Decoration by
Rosa Cristina 
 
Costume Design by
Maria Baroni 
 
Makeup Department
Armenio Marroni .... hair stylist
Mimma Pomilia .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Franco Palaggi .... production manager
Luciano Pesciaroli .... production supervisor
Nicolò Pomilia .... general manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Günther Klein .... assistant director
Vito Minore .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Massimo Giustini .... property master
Rosalba Gristina .... set dresser
Mimma Pomilia .... assistant property master
Nicola Tamburo .... assistant production designer (as Nicola Tamburro)
 
Sound Department
Elio Pacella .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Divo Cavicchioli .... still photographer
Maurizio Lucchini .... assistant camera
Enrico Umetelli .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Francesca Panicali .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Nadia Bonifazi .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Riz Ortolani .... conductor
 
Other crew
Marina Chierici .... script supervisor
Raffaello Forti .... administrative secretary
Lamberto Palmieri .... production secretary
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Al di là della legge" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
USA:90 min | Germany:109 min (DVD version)
Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Finland:K-16 | Germany:16 (DVD rating) | Norway:16 (1970) | USA:PG | West Germany:16 (nf)
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Anachronisms: When handed a rifle, Ben Novack says it's a little bigger than the one he used in Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia was not a country until 1918; this movie never states the exact year it takes place but it's clearly in the 1800s.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Inglourious Basterds (2009)See more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Good spaghetti but nothing special, 19 January 2002
Author: rmahaney4 from isla de la muerte

3 rogues steal a mining company's payroll from Antonio Sabato's Czechoslovakian mining engineer at the beginning of this rather routine Spaghetti Western. They then spar with the black-clad villain Burton. The story of the transformation of Lee Van Cleef's Cutlip from criminal to marshal is interesting and could have made a really good film, but it is poorly executed with unimaginative direction and music. However, a few of the scenes, particularly those with the hostages, are effective. If you like SW, then you will find something in this film to enjoy. I did. But if you do not, then avoid. I saw a rather poor quality pan and scan VHS. The film would really benefit from widescreen.

Lee Van Cleef's performance is good, but as usual with SW there are some priceless dubbed lines like, "I never saw nor heard so many b*****ds in all my life. All you men got families that came from all over the world, right? The kid just got here and gets and little bad luck and you treat him like a dog. Who the hell do you think you are? You act like you all got hit in the head with a horse!"

Top spaghetti western list http://imdb.com/mymovies/list?l=21849907

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For completists only (bottom of the barrel) http://imdb.com/mymovies/list?l=21849890

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