Sartana the Gravedigger (1969)
"Sono Sartana, il vostro becchino" (original title)

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Sartana is falsely accused of robbing a bank, and must find the real robbers and clear his name.


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Credited cast:
Gianni Garko ...
Sartana (as John Garko)
Frank Wolff ...
Buddy Ben
Ettore Manni ...
Baxter Red
Salvatore Borghese ...
Sheriff Fisher (as Sal Borgese)
Renato Baldini ...
The Judge
José Torres ...
Shadow (as José M. Torres)
Federico Boido ...
Bill Cochram (as Rick Boyd)
Tullio Altamura ...
Omero Crown
Bruno Boschetti
Giovanni Petrucci ...
Lorenzo Piani
Hot Dead
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Bartha ...
Samson Burke ...
Judge's right hand


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20 November 1969 (Italy)  »

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Sartana the Gravedigger  »

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2.35 : 1
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Excellent Spaghetti Western.
4 March 1999 | by (Tempe, Arizona, USA) – See all my reviews

Garko displays true stellar charisma in this film, the second film in the Sartana series. Although this film borrows some plot elements from the first Sartana film, the script, acting, and direction is far superior to the first film. The plot has Sartana framed for a bank robbery; the price on his head results in countless bounty killers seeking to claim the reward, while he strives to discover the true criminal. Sartana, supremely cool, never loses his excellent sense of humor, and is always in control of every situation. Klaus Kinski gives another of his deliciously weird characterizations as a bounty killer addicted to gambling. The biggest action sequence in the film has Sartana taking on two dozen opponents in sequence (and he doesn't use a gatling gun, either). And there is a nice musical theme. If you are a Spaghetti Western fan, don't miss this excellent one.

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