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The Unholy Four (1970)

Ciakmull - L'uomo della vendetta (original title)
A young man who has lost his memory, escapes from prison with three other convicts. The other men help him find back bits of his past, until they arrive at a village where two warring families recognize him. Apparently he has a reputation for being a fast gun, and he has been paid to kill a man - who says he is his father. His younger brother is jealous of the attention the prodigal son receives,... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leonard Mann ...
Chuck Mool a.k.a. Ciakmull
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Woody
Pietro Martellanza ...
Silver (as Peter Martell)
George Eastman ...
Hondo (as Luca Montefiori)
Helmuth Schneider ...
Joe Caldwell
Lucio Rosato ...
Tom Udo
Alain Naya ...
Alan Caldwell (as Alain Nayà)
Giuseppe Lauricella ...
Udo
Dino Strano ...
Sam
Andrea Aureli ...
Santiago (as Andrew Ray)
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Sheriff
Luciano Rossi ...
Fair Poker Player
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Fat Bearded Townsman
Silvana Bacci ...
Saloon Girl
Umberto Di Grazia ...
(as Di Grazia Umberto)
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A gang of robbers sets a diversionary fire in a madhouse as part of their plot to steal a gold shipment. Four inmates escape together. One of them, an amnesiac, hopes to find out who he is and where he comes from. One of the robbers reveals his name, Chuck Mool, and other clues lead him and his fellow escapees to his hometown. There Chuck is reintroduced to his family. But then, maybe it's not his family. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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11 March 1970 (Italy)  »

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An above average western with a decent plot and inspired camerawork.

E.B. Clucher is the pseudonym of Enzio Carboni. He is the director responsible for the Trinity westerns featuring Terence Hill. This spaghetti western is a notch above most of the Italian run of the mill flicks. It has a decent plot that does away with the pitfalls of most ordinary revenge westerns. The characters that befriend Ciakmull are a bunch of escaped looneys and their antics heighten the entertainment value a lot. The silly duel myth is kept alive here but when the bullets start flying the spectators are treated to spectacular and inspired camerawork. In genre films it is always nice to be treated to a familiar face to give the product some, often much needed, touch of class. In this film that honor lies with John Ford regular Woody Strode. This excellent athlete turned actor plays a simple but loyal and brave buddy to the bewildered hero. One cannot say there is one single original idea in this spaghetti gunfest, but when served up hot and spicy like this it's sheer pleasure to watch.


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