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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

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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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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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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 »

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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I loved it!
5 October 2000 | by (Madison, Alabama USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film back in 1972 in a small town where I lived. It came to the theater as "The Man from the East". I loved it! I walked out of the theater with my gut aching from laughing so much. That was my first experience of seeing Terence Hill. I have been a fan of his ever since. To this day I tell my wife of some of the scenes. I wish it would come out on video so that my wife will not think that I am making things up. It is a film for the whole family and I would be one of the first ones to buy it if it ever came out!


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