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Bad Man's River (1971)
"El hombre de Río Malo" (original title)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  23 December 1971 (Italy)
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Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Roy King
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Alicia
Simón Andreu ...
Angel Santos (as Simon Andreu)
Diana Lorys ...
Dolores
Gianni Garko ...
Ed Pace (as John Garko)
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Canales
Jess Hahn ...
Tom Odie
Daniel Martín ...
False Montero
Luis Rivera ...
Orozco
Lone Fleming ...
Conchita (as Lone Ferk)
Eduardo Fajardo ...
General Duarte
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Colonel Enrique Fierro
José Manuel Martín ...
Mexican Soldier (as Jose Manuel Martin)
Francisco Nieto
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Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.

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The gang, the rebels, the army. She sold them all down BAD MAN'S RIVER (UK poster) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Western

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23 December 1971 (Italy)  »

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ESP 31,213,031 (Spain)
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General Duarte: If the revolutionaries had gold, you would be working for them.
Canales: Yes, your Excellency.
General Duarte: You are nothing but a bandit.
Canales: Yes, your Excellency.
General Duarte: Remember, Canales, when the revolution is over, I promise to hang you.
Canales: Yes, your Excellency.
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James Mason gets to do a western
25 July 2015 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

American Lee Van Cleef and Englishman James Mason join Gina Lollobrigida and a number of unfamiliar European players for this spaghetti western about the Mexican Revolution of the teen years. For James Mason this marked his first appearance in a horse opera albeit not a genuine American one.

For the most part I'm a firm believer that the only real westerns are done in the western hemisphere and Bad Man's River won't convince any of you I'm wrong. It's a comic western, but western icon Lee Van Cleef just does not have a comic bone in his body. As for Gina Lollobrigida she pairs off far better with Rock Hudson and I'm sure she wished she was making another comedy with him.

Mason is a revolutionary and Gina his wife. She's also the former wife of outlaw Lee Van Cleef and they find it might be to their mutual advantage to pull off a caper. Easier said than done however and Gina has quite the surprise in the end.

According to the Citadel Film series book on the films of James Mason he didn't think much of Bad Man's River and I agree.


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