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Man of the East (1972)
"E poi lo chiamarono il magnifico" (original title)

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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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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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Release Date:

28 September 1972 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

A Man from the East  »

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SEK 918,365 (Sweden)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Unofficially regarded as the third part of the Trinità Trilogy: They Call Me Trinity (1970), Trinity Is STILL My Name! (1971) and this movie. See more »

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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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Surprisingly jaunty Italian-made western...Terence Hill makes it fun
16 August 2010 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

East meets West, with the usual pleasures to be had in a rather typical fish-out-of-water story. Terence Hill is the jolly Britisher who arrives in Old West Arizona upon his dying father's wish that he become a cowboy. Writer-director Enzo Barboni knows just how to utilize Hill's starry-eyed charm, and the actor is very funny exercising in the morning in front of the gunslingers or riding his bicycle down tumbleweed streets. A ready-made romance is provided for our hero with a literature-minded lass into Byron (her baby-blue eyes match up well with Hill's, although his dimply prettiness is tough to beat). The film isn't much, but the English-dubbing is good and the Yugoslavian locations give it a curious and unusual look. The general handling is so amiable that viewers may become absorbed by the movie without even realizing it. It sneaks up on you, like the best kind of sleeper. ** from ****


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