Four people are killed in a saloon hold-up. The townspeople pin the murders on local no-count black sheep Chester Conway. Lawyer Jeff Plummer and prostitute Polly Winters don't believe that... See full summary »

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Mr. Silver
Mimma Biscardi ...
Polly Winters (as Gely Genka)
Franco Abbina ...
Advocat Jeff Plummer
Luciano Catenacci ...
Sheriff Tom Stanton (as Luciano Lorcas)
Laura Gianoli ...
Mrs. Randall
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Reverend Tiller
Luigi Casellato ...
Banker Randall
Luciano Pigozzi ...
Doc Rosencrantz (as Alan Collins)
Franca De Stratis ...
Carmen Morales
Andrea Scotti ...
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Alfredo Rizzo ...
Judge Atwell
Giuseppe Castellano ...
Townsman Grant
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Tchang Yu ...
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Four people are killed in a saloon hold-up. The townspeople pin the murders on local no-count black sheep Chester Conway. Lawyer Jeff Plummer and prostitute Polly Winters don't believe that Chester is guilty of these crimes, so they hire smooth and suave gunman Silver to prove Chester's innocence and find the real killers. Written by Woodyanders

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17 September 1971 (Italy)  »

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Last Gunfight  »

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5 September 2005 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

"Il venditore di morte" is an interesting mixture of western, crime and comedy. The gunman Silver (John Garko, even more elegant than in his Sartana films) is hired to prove the innocence of Chester Conway (Klaus Kinski) who is sentenced to death for a murder he didn't commit. Now Chester is a really bad guy who committed about every evil deed you can imagine - but not this one. So the unusual idea of the story is: help a criminal out of prison so he will (most likely) be hanged for something else next time. Although the movie has its ups and downs, the good cast and unusual story make it worthwhile to spend 90 minutes of your time on it.


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