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Man of the East (1972)

E poi lo chiamarono il magnifico (original title)
By his dying father's last wish Joe is sent to the Wild West to become a real guy. The dreamy young man despises guns and fights, likes poems and prefers bicycles to horses. Now his three ... See full summary »

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(as E.B. Clucher)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sir Thomas Fitzpatrick Phillip Moore
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Bull Schmidt
Yanti Somer ...
Candida Olsen
Dominic Barto ...
Monkey Smith
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Holy Joe (as Harry Carey)
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Frank Olsen
Danika La Loggia ...
Iris
Riccardo Pizzuti ...
Morton Clayton
Jean Louis ...
Prison Warden
Alessandro Sperli ...
Tim
Salvatore Borghese ...
Cacciatore di taglie (as Salvatore Borgese)
Steffen Zacharias ...
Stalliere
Luigi Casellato ...
Padrone del ristoro
Pupo De Luca ...
Direttore del carcere
Rigal Suzanne Leone
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Storyline

By his dying father's last wish Joe is sent to the Wild West to become a real guy. The dreamy young man despises guns and fights, likes poems and prefers bicycles to horses. Now his three teachers, footpads all of them, shall teach him otherwise. This doesn't work, until Joe has to defend himself against gunman Morton, who's jealous of Joe's love to rancher Ohlsen's beautiful daughter. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Action | Comedy | Western

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

28 September 1972 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

A Man from the East  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 60912 delivered on 7-9-1972. See more »

Goofs

When Tom first tries shooting a gun (inside the cabin), the gun alternates from being in his right hand (in frontal shots) to being his left hand (in back shots). See more »

Quotes

Holy Joe: [reading the Englishman's last letter] I don't know whether I'll find rich green grass or tough weeds up there. But, if there's rich grass, praise be to God! If there's nothing but weeds... praise be to God. The only thing I'll miss is your friendship. For the rest, I have no regrets.
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Not bad, but I've seen better
19 January 2002 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I must admit, this was not the worst Terence Hill film I've ever seen but certainly one of his worst ones. The jokes are not too frequent and there is too much made of the romance. For me the highlights of his career are still the movies he made with Bud Spencer. Some of those are really hilarious. On his own I find Terence Hill not to be too entertaining. His best solo works is Renegade.

6 out of 10

P.s.: I watched the german dubbed version (as I always do) for these films are hard to come by, plus I find the voices and the dialogues much better in German than I do in Italian


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