Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of ... See full summary »
Amiable, unassertive Scott Mary picks up the trash, cleans the toilets, sweeps the floors in the town of Clifton. Then a gunfighter comes to town. He offers advice and guidance to Scott who... See full summary »
Lee Van Cleef,
A bounty hunter arrives in a mining town and is hired to track down the missing daughter of the town's crippled mayor and learns she has been kidnapped by the mayor's corrupt right-hand-man and a band of outlaws he is secretly working for.
Master gunslinger Sabata arrives in Hobsonville, a town completely owned by McIntock, a robber baron who is taxing the inhabitants for the cost of future improvements to the town. Or that's... See full summary »
Lee Van Cleef,
El Chuncho's bandits rob arms from a train, intending to sell the weapons to Elias' revolutionaries. They are helped by one of the passengers, Bill Tate, and allow him to join them, unaware... See full summary »
Gian Maria Volonté,
After a stagecoach is robbed and the passengers murdered, a long and tangled series of surprise attacks a murderous double-crosses leaves the coach's strongbox in the hands of the killer ... See full summary »
Several pillars of society have robbed an Army safe containing $100,000 so they can buy the land upon which the coming railroad will be built. But they haven't reckoned on the presence of the master gunslinger, Sabata. Written by
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The fake gunfight was supposed to happen at sunrise, but according to the shadows, it was clearly within a couple hours of noon, the sun was overhead and casting a shadow only a few feet long. See more »
[Sees Carrincha reaching to scratch his head, which is actually a stealthy attempt to grab his hidden knife]
Carrincha... leave your fleas alone.
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Superior Italian Western, recently released in England as a Region 2 DVD. Lee Van Cleef stars as one of those ubiquitous bounty hunters with questionable ethics and impossibly accurate gunplay seeking reward money. He teams up with a former partner named Banjo (William Berger he plays a banjo, which tends to speak for him much as Charles Bronson's harmonica does in ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST), a local bandit (Pedro Sanchez) and the latter's gymnastic friend Alleycat (Bruno Ukmar) to appropriate a cavalry fortune already stolen by corrupt townsfolk. The storyline meanders through a number of betrayals and allegiance shifts until all is conveniently wrapped up, in somewhat GOOD BAD & UGLY fashion. Van Cleef is excellent, as always, as is Sanchez and the supremely gorgeous Linda Veras as Berger's girlfriend, but rest of the cast is mediocre (especially the overly made-up Franco Ressel as the lead corrupt townfolk). Marcello Giombini fashions a superior musical score which is available on CD. Director Frank Kramer (Gianfranco Parolini) is adequate but unoutstanding, his directorial style fairly uninspired in this film he went on to direct Van Cleef in a number of other enjoyable Italian Westerns.
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