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Damned Hot Day of Fire (1968)
"Quel caldo maledetto giorno di fuoco" (original title)

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Richard Gatling wants to offer the machine gun he has invented to the government, but Tarpas has other ideas and kidnaps the man along with his prototype. Tanner then tries to track them down.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tarpas
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Cpt. Chris Tanner
Ida Galli ...
Belinda Boyd (as Evelyn Stewart)
Claudie Lange ...
Martha Simpson
Gérard Herter ...
Mr. Bishop
Tiziano Cortini ...
Jonathan Wallace (as Lewis Jordan)
Ennio Balbo ...
Richard Gatling (as Ennio Baldo)
Roberto Camardiel ...
Dr. Alan Curtis
George Rigaud ...
Ryckert
Rada Rassimov ...
Mrs. Treble (as Rada Rassinov)
Tom Felleghy ...
Pinkerton
Furio Meniconi ...
Jeremiah Grant
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ...
Tarpas henchman (as Ivan Scratuglia)
Corrado Sonni
Fernando Bilbao
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Richard Gatling wants to offer the machine gun he has invented to the government, but Tarpas has other ideas and kidnaps the man along with his prototype. Tanner then tries to track them down.

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Adventure | Western | War

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13 December 1968 (Italy)  »

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Damned Hot Day of Fire  »

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ESP 12,293,683 (Spain)
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2.35 : 1
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very good spaghetti western
18 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This euro-western has an engaging storyline that involves historical figures, the American Civil War, political intrigue, government agents, and some detective work. If you like "Il Prezzo di Potere" (The Price of Power), you will probably like this movie.

The music score is not one of the great ones, but it is adequate and appropriate for a spaghetti western.

John Ireland is great as the greedy villain who tries to extort money from the North as well as the South by holding the inventor of the machine gun and his prototype weapon for ransom. This is the best performance I've seen from him in a spaghetti western. Robert Woods also does a great job here. He is almost as good in this film as he was in "Black Jack."

Euro-western fans should take notice. See this movie if you can find it!


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