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Goofy and entertaining tongue-in-cheek spaghetti Western . Funny but
average film with noisy action , struggles, and shootouts by the expert
professional Bruno Corbucci . This Spanish-Italian co-production deals
with a likable man Dart Jr. (Timothy Brent , aka Giancarlo Priete) who
leaves his home in Cheese Valley to win glory as a Texas Ranger . He
looks for his father's friends : MacAthos (George Eastman) , Aramirez
(Leo Anchoriz) and Portland (Chris Huerta) known as the three
inseparables musketeers of the West . Dart meets the three
untrustworthy men and they help him to custody a pretty female doctor ,
Alice (future porno-star Karin Schubert) , to transport medicines ,
when she is actually smuggling gold for a Mexican dictator . All of
them join forces to go to Mexico towards the city of San Fermin and
along the way taking down many bad guys with their awesome fighting
fists . Meanwhile, several bandits looking for the gold , being chased
by bounty hunters going after the wagon . A Mexican general and his
army set off in pursuit to take it from them , before they realize what
are travelling on a valuable carriage . At the ending the gold turns to
several hands .
This is a regular Faglioli-Spaghetti Western in Trinity and Bambino style and for that reason there is a cult to dirtiness with an appropriately goofy tone , customary issue in this sub-genre . The movie takes parts from Enzo Barboni movies such as ¨Trinity is my name¨ and ¨Trinity is still my name¨ . The film is plenty of action , fun , brawls , shootouts and surprise-filled entertainment . The picture contains funny gun-play along with fist-fight very much in the Terence Hill/Bud Spencer territory . The violence isn't crude but suits the light-weight comedy fun and silly slapstick like the Trinity series . It certainly has an enthusiastic cast , plenty of slapstick , some very impressive gymnastics , especially in the massive fight sequences . This bewildering picture gets the humorous remarks from Western parody combined to features of Spaghetti . The movie gets the usual Italian Western issues , such as greedy antiheroes , light facing off , quick zooms , exaggerated baddies , among them . The highlights of the movie result to be when there happen the hilarious saloon brawls , plenty of likable punches , kick-ass and slapping ; furthermore the silly fights between the Chinese fighters with Chen Lee -who starred ¨Shanghai Joe¨- and the four musketeers of the West . The picture displays crazy characters with twists plots and is quite amusing . It does eventually outstay its welcome , and there are a surprising amount of fights and laughters . This isn't art , it's about having a good time . And on that level it really matters, ¨Tutti Per Uno... Botte Per Tutti" (original title) or "The Three Musketeers of the West" works . The movie starred by habitual Spaghetti as Timothy Brent who performed a similar film , ¨Tedeum¨ , by Enzo G Castellari , both roles bear remarkable resemblance , here as Dart Jr steals the show with his gestures , faces and excesses and , in addition , the corpulent as well as giant George Eastman . It appears ordinary secondary actors who are habitual in Pasta Western and Peplum genre ; besides usual secondaries in Paella Western as the sympathetic Spanish actors : Leo Anchoriz , Chris Huerta , and the regular baddie Eduardo Fajardo (Sergio Corbucci's ordinary secondary) and Jose Canalejas . A really catching score musical by Carlo Rustichelli who often works with Corbucci , including an enticing leitmotif . Atmospheric cinematography filmed by Rafael Pacheco shot in Lazio, Italy and Manzanares Del Real , La Pedriza , Colmenar Viejo , Madrid and of course , Almeria , Spain . Silly screenplay with ridiculous situations written by the usual Tito Carpi , Leonardo Martin and Peter Berling who also hands a secondary character .
The motion picture was regularly directed by Bruno Corbucci, Sergio Corbucci's brother . Bruno Corbucci makes a nice camera work with usual zooms and clever choreography on the showdown , fighting , saloon brawls shootouts and bemusing scenes . Bruno wrote and directed various Hill-Spencer films as ¨Banana Joe¨ , ¨Miami Supercops¨ , ¨Par-Impar¨ , ¨Cat and Dog¨ and ¨Aladdin¨ . If you love the Hill-Spencer's movies, go for it , and if you've never seen one this is an acceptable start ; but only for Spaghetti spoof fans . This is an average entertaining juvenile that will appeal to Italian comedy buffs , it is the kind of mindless entertainment that Spaghetti Western fans love.
as a spaghetti, collector for past 10 years, i am getting towards the
more offbeat, madcap, in the genre, this spaghetti, or Italian 70s sex
comedy has its moments.
director, Bruno Corbucci brother of Sergio,gives us a stooge western that i found very enjoyable, three Texas rangers join up and escort a clandestine female spy,Dr. Alice. Karin Schubert into war torn Mexico, the soundtrack, for most spaghetti collectors is an odd band of salsa,African steel drum, country western and 40s big band.
overall not one of the collect-able soundtracks, for collectors, it holds a dubious historical significance, in that it shows full frontal nudity, Karin Schubert,in a bath tub, others of note are Black killer, Apache woman basically not for those expecting a dollars,or dtango more of a trinity,George Eastman seems only to have a bit part which was strange as he had starred in quite a few at the time.
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