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A Man Called Sledge
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Release Date:
9 June 1971 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Savage. Ornery, Beautiful! See more »
Plot:
In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw connives his way into a prison in hopes of getting his hands on a large shipment of gold stored there. | Add synopsis »
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James Garner as you've never seen him before! See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

James Garner ... Luther Sledge

Dennis Weaver ... Erwin Ward

Claude Akins ... Hooker

John Marley ... Old Man
Laura Antonelli ... Ria
Wayde Preston ... Sheriff Ripley

Ken Clark ... Floyd
Tony Young ... Mallory

Allan Jones
Herman Reynoso ... Simms
Steffen Zacharias ... Red - Prison Guard
Didi Perego ... Elizabeth
Paola Barbara ... Jade
Mario Valgoi ... Beetle
Laura Betti ... Sister
Lorenzo Piani ... Guthrie
Franco Giornelli ... Joyce
Bruno Corazzari ... Bice
Altiero Di Giovanni ... Kehoe
Lorenzo Fineschi ... Toby
Remo De Angelis ... Poker Player
Giovanni Di Benedetto ... Secondino (as Gianni Di Benedetto)
Franco Balducci ... Un carcerato
Tiberio Mitri ... Altro carcerato
Fausto Tozzi ... Maximum security prisoner
Riccardo Garrone ... The Warden

Orso Maria Guerrini
Barta Barri (as Barta Barry)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Angelo Infanti ... Prisoner (uncredited)
Luciano Rossi ... The "Wolf" (uncredited)

Directed by
Vic Morrow 
Giorgio Gentili (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Vic Morrow  and
Frank Kowalski 

Massimo D'Avak  screenplay: Italian version

Produced by
Harry Bloom .... co-producer
Dino De Laurentiis .... producer
Carl Olsen .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Gianni Ferrio 
 
Cinematography by
Luigi Kuveiller (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Renzo Lucidi 
 
Production Design by
Mario Chiari 
 
Art Direction by
Mario Scisci 
 
Set Decoration by
Enzo Eusepi (uncredited)
 
Costume Design by
Elio Micheli 
 
Makeup Department
Giuliano Laurenti .... makeup artist
Elda Magnanti .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Mario Pisani .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roy Carrington .... assistant director
Giorgio Gentili .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Edith de Swarte .... dubbing sound
Sash Fisher .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Pasquino Benassati .... special effects
Remo De Angelis .... master of arms
 
Stunts
Remo De Angelis .... stunt coordinator
Earl Parker .... stunt coordinator
 
Music Department
Phil Coulter .... composer: song "Other Men's Gold"
Bill Martin .... composer: song "Other Men's Gold"
 
Other crew
Renée Glynne .... continuity
Nona Medio .... dialogue director
Carl Olsen .... historical consultant
Madlyn Rhue .... script girl
 

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Runtime:
93 min
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Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:18 (orginal rating) | Norway:16 (1972) | Sweden:15 | USA:R
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Trivia:
Average Shot Length = ~4.7 seconds. Median Shot Length = ~4.5 seconds.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Sledge shoots Hooker, he falls down face first. In the next shot, he is lying on his back.See more »
Quotes:
Old Man:You're feelin' mean, 'cause you know that gold can't be taken, and you've seen it yourself. And I tell ya', if you try to take it, you're gonna' wind up dead, or in prison. And that's the closest you'll ever get to it, through six inches of steel. I know: I been closer to that gold INside, than any man OUTside. And I tell ya', it can't be taken.
Luther Sledge:[Reflects for a moment] Oh, yes it can! Yeeehaaw!
Luther Sledge:[Throws an empty whiskey bottle in the air and shoots it as it falls] I knew it, I knew it all the time! Oh, we're gonna' take that gold, and we're gonna' take ALL of it. And you and your tales of old timers don't mean a whiff of cow dung, because you never had the brains or the guts to do it. We're gonna' take it from the INside.
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Soundtrack:
OTHER MEN'S GOLDSee more »

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19 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
James Garner as you've never seen him before!, 26 October 2002
Author: (arthurg56@gmail.com) from Los Angeles, California

If nothing else can be said about it, A Man Called Sledge is a slightly above average spaghetti western. It boasts James Garner,playing against type, as Luther Sledge, a brutal robber who gets involved in a plot to steal a shipment of gold stored in a prison.It's a departure from his usual easygoing roles and he gets good support from TV western stars Dennis Weaver,Claude Akins,and Wayde Preston. It's also directed by veteran TV actor, Vic Morrow. It's okay,overall, and worth a look the next time it comes on TV.

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