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Adios Sabata (1970)
"Indio Black, sai che ti dico: Sei un gran figlio di..." (original title)

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Master gunslinger Sabata helps some Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagonload of gold.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sabata / Indio Black
Dean Reed ...
Ballantine
Ignazio Spalla ...
Escudo (as Pedro Sanchez)
Gérard Herter ...
Colonel Skimmel
Salvatore Borghese ...
Septiembre (as Sal Borgese)
Franco Fantasia ...
Señor Ocaño
Joseph P. Persaud ...
Gitano, Revolutionary who does Flaminco dance of death (as Joseph Persaud)
Andrea Scotti ...
José
Nieves Navarro ...
Saloon Dancer at Kingsville Texas (as Susan Scott)
Luciano Casamonica ...
Juanito, Village Boy
Salvatore Billa ...
Manuel Garcia Otello
Vittorio Fanfoni ...
Barman
Massimo Carocci ...
Juan de los Angeles
Vittorio Caronia ...
1st Lt. Steiner (as Vitti Caronia)
Omar Bonaro ...
Jesus Rivalta
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Master gunslinger Sabata helps some Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagonload of gold.

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Taglines:

Sabata Aims to Kill

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Action | War | Western

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Rated PG-13 for western violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 September 1970 (Italy)  »

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Adios Sabata  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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When Sabata invades Colonel Skimmel's quarters, he sees the reflection of a person hiding behind the door. The person in the reflection is not Hertz. See more »

Quotes

Escudo: Ah, poor Ballantine, who died in the moment of our triumph. So artistic! So generous! And the most honest of us all. I weep for him! May his good soul go to heaven and then be greeted by our Lord above. Wait! This now means there's only four of us! So we divide his share between us, huh?
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"great" spaghetti
19 January 2002 | by (isla de la muerte) – See all my reviews

The manic westerns of Gianfranco Parolini are like surreal comic books with outrageous editing and angles, bizarre weaponry, confusing language, episodic plots where every scene has a punchline, and ridiculous costumes. His films have a sense of tongue in cheek fun that comes through clearly thirty years later. It appears that the circus was his model, unpretentious entertainment pure and simple. There is absolutely no serious intention in his movies. That is why he remains the guilty pleasure of a number of fans of spaghetti westerns and eurotrash films in general. Along with Sabata (1970), Adios, Sabata is one of his "best".

The score by Bruno Nicolai is excellent, though reminiscent of Morricone's scores for the first 2 Leone movies.

The movie was originally intended be about a character called Indio Black, but with the success of Sabata the names were changed.

The five best things about this film: 1)Yul Brynner's black outfit with leather trim, an open vest, and bell bottoms 2)Lines like (spoken by Brynner), "Now let's get moving. Every Austrian in the territory will be looking for us." 3)The devious Colonel Skimmel 4)Every Austrian wears a black suit, tie, and bowler hat, making them somewhat conspicuous 5)The cast of revolutionary characters each with a unique ability or weapon

Top spaghetti western list http://imdb.com/mymovies/list?l=21849907

Average SWs http://imdb.com/mymovies/list?l=21849889

For fanatics only (bottom of the barrel) http://imdb.com/mymovies/list?l=21849890


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