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The Rope and the Colt (1969)
"Une corde, un Colt..." (original title)

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Manuel is a leather-clad killer, drawn into a tragic kidnap/murder plot by his former flame Maria Caine.

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Complete credited cast:
Michèle Mercier ...
Robert Hossein ...
Guido Lollobrigida ...
Thomas Caine (as Lee Burton)
Daniele Vargas ...
Will Rogers (as Daniel Vargas)
Serge Marquand ...
Larry Rogers
Pierre Hatet ...
Frank Rogers
Philippe Baronnet ...
Bud Rogers
Pierre Collet ...
Sheriff Ben
Ivano Staccioli ...
Vallee
Béatrice Altariba ...
Saloon Woman
Michel Lemoine ...
Eli Caine
Anne-Marie Balin ...
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Simón Arriaga ...
Employé de Rogers
José Canalejas ...
Un frère Valley
Álvaro de Luna ...
Adjoint du shérif
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Manuel is a leather-clad killer, drawn into a tragic kidnap/murder plot by his former flame Maria Caine.

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Release Date:

25 January 1969 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Cemetery Without Crosses  »

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On an interview included on the German DVD, Robert Hossein claims that Dario Argento was not involved in writing the screenplay. Dario Argento is listed in the credits on the Italian and German versions but not on the French version. See more »

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Featured in Denn sie kennen kein Erbarmen - Der Italowestern (2006) See more »

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Very good Spaghetti
31 March 2015 | by (Las Vegas) – See all my reviews

AS others have stated, a minimalist western that has a unique look. The 'Ghost Town' is awesome, the mood is downbeat throughout. Unusual in it's over-all 'look'. I liked it very much. It certainly is different from the norm in a lot of ways, the music is superb, the acting is good esp. Hosssein's black clad leather gloved gunfighter.

Recommended for Italo / Euro western fans. Not recommended for a new comer's introduction to Spaghetti Westerns simply because it falls far outside what would be considered a 'typical' spaghetti western in execution / form & characterizations. The French influence is clear & not a bad thing IMO.

BTW the Rancher's blonde daughter is incredibly hot too bad she didn't get more scenes. However her role is pivotal to the film's course.

I have this one in my collection & IMO certainly in the top 20 Euro westerns ever made. It is a 'horse of a different color' however & not for everyone.


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