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Sartana the Gravedigger (1969)

Sono Sartana, il vostro becchino (original title)
Sartana is falsely accused of robbing a bank, and must find the real robbers and clear his name.

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Credited cast:
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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)
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Deguejo
Federico Boido ...
Bill Cochram (as Rick Boyd)
Tullio Altamura ...
Omero Crown
Bruno Boschetti ...
Barber
Giovanni Petrucci ...
Deputy
Lorenzo Piani
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Giuseppe Mattei ...
Bank Employee
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Sartana is falsely accused of robbing a bank, and must find the real robbers and clear his name. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Mystery | Western

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20 November 1969 (Italy)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Followed by Light the Fuse... Sartana Is Coming (1970) See more »

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Gianni Garko fends off bounty hunters while searching for a bank robber who impersonated him (Sartana)
6 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Sartana franchise is alive and kicking in this fine entry. An above-average script gives the cast and director plenty of meat to work with, and they deliver.

Sartana is always unruffled and always has the upper hand, in difficult situations in which he is jailed or outnumbered or chased. Klaus Kinski as a bounty hunter has a substantial part. His repartee is as notable as Sartana's.

Sartana's "helper", played by Frank Wolff, projects a degree of uneasy ambiguity.

In between scenes, the music volume rises.

I watched a well-dubbed widescreen version, and it seemed more than adequate.

This is a very satisfying spaghetti western with plenty of variety and freshness to it. Garko reminds one of Clint Eastwood, but he still manages to create his own character.


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