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

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Hossien stars as a leather-clad killer, drawn into a tragic kidnap/murder plot by his former flame Michelle Mercier. An almost totally visual film with perhaps not more than two dozen lines... See full summary »

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Cast

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 ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Simón Arriaga ...
Employé de Rogers
José Canalejas ...
Un frère Valley
Álvaro de Luna ...
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Hossien stars as a leather-clad killer, drawn into a tragic kidnap/murder plot by his former flame Michelle Mercier. An almost totally visual film with perhaps not more than two dozen lines of dialogue. Written by <genesis_10@hotmail.com>

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25 January 1969 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Cemetery Without Crosses  »

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Trivia

Also on the German DVD interview, Robert Hossein said that the dinner scene at the Rogers house was directed by Sergio Leone. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Cold Sweat (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Une Corde...Un Colt (The Rope & The Colt)
Sung by Scott Walker (in English)
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Excellent film that begs to be viewed and discussed...
8 November 2008 | by (SARASOTA, FLORIDA) – See all my reviews

Cemetery Without Crosses: a film that I have been chasing for a number of years for my DVD collection...never saw it previously. Well worth the wait...a film that stands up extremely well against the better non-Leone spaghetti westerns (Great Silence, Big Gundown, Bullet for the General, Day of Anger,Face to Face, etc) and at least as well against a Fistful of Dollars. Beginning: sepia toned, without any dialogue, three men on horseback are being chased by about 10-15 men...from the beginning, it is obvious one of the three being chased will not make it...then titles, credits, and color to the movie... A third into the movie, we come to a ghost town where our protagonist dwells...he plays roulette against himself...a former flame comes to the town and asks for his help in obtaining a measure of revenge...don't do it, he cautions... In the middle of the movie, our protagonist sits and eats with the family and employees of the men doing the chasing in the beginning of the movies...silence...knowing glances...something is about to happen... Two thirds into the movie: a woman is kidnapped and raped...tries to escape...the remaining two men who were chased in the movie are kidnapped themselves, beaten... End of Movie: the final, obligatory shoot-out... Questions abound...symbolism heavy...stayed with me a few days...well worth the journey...oh, the photography is excellent, as is the music, and there is a cameo performance by Sergio Leone himself... Very underrated film...


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