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An idealistic rookie cop joins the LAPD to make ends meet while finishing law school, and is indoctrinated by a seasoned veteran. As time goes on, he loses his ambitions and family as police work becomes his entire life.
George C. Scott,
Irish adventurer Emmett Keogh finds himself partnered with a hard-drinking priest named Van Horne in revolutionary Central America. Tricked into delivering guns by smuggler/con man Jennings, the three end up joining forces against despot Tomas de la Plata, who treats his subjects ruthlessly and who has a special hatred for priests. Van Horne, who seems to be a priest in costume only, decides to stand up to de la Plata and lead a revolt against him. Written by
Jim Beaver <email@example.com>
One night during production when the film company was based in Mexico City, publicist Tom Miller dined out with Rita Hayworth. When they got back to her hotel, there was much excitement. The Mexican equivalent of the Academy Awards were being presented in the large convention hall in the hotel. Rita was tuned on. "Let's go!" Rita said. Miller replied, "But Rita, we don't have an invitation!" She looked back at him and said, "But I am Rita Hayworth!" And Miller said, "So you are." He spoke to someone at the door, who excitedly ran up to the front of the room and whispered to the MC, who announced to the crowd the presence of a surprise guest. And she went up on the stage to a standing ovation. See more »
When Keogh is knocked backwards on a balcony, the stuntman intends to fall back out of sight before a second double for Keogh comes into sight and rolls down the adjacent stairs. But for a moment, both "Keoghs" are visible at the same time. See more »
Terrific fun , plenty of action with some flaws , but overall , the film is entertaining
This is a Zapata western set early XX century on the overlong Mexican civil when happened the confrontation from Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata against Porfirio Diaz and later on , against Carranza and Obregon . A misfit group formed by a bandit priest (Robert Mitchum) , an IRA Irish young man (Ken Hutchinson) and a gunrunner (Victor Buono) , all of them are hired by a Mexican colonel (John Colicos) to kill De la Plata (Frank Langella) , a Mexican tyrant .
The picture displays lots of action , battles , tongue-in-cheek , shootouts and a little bit of violence like the brutal killing a little boy . The casting is frankly well , Robert Mitchum (Night of the hunter ,5 card stud , Bandido) is excellent with his usual facade of indifference and lazily acting as a greedy priest and with a Thomson machine gun . Mitchum chewing up scenery in this peculiar role . The newcomer Ken Hutchinson provides added depth as an Irish terrorist with a bitter past , however this is his most important role . as he went back England and only acting in TV movies . Frank Langella (Dracula) plays an elegant psycho killer with deeply hatred to Catholic Church . The famed secondary Victor Buono (What ever happened to Baby Jane , Hush,hush..sweet Charlotte) plays convincingly an avaricious gunrunner . Enjoyable performance by Rita Hayworth in his last film (her previous movies during her downfall were the Italians : The bastards and The rover) despite of Alzheimer disease . Besides , there appears habitual secondaries who usually work in American productions shot in Mexico as Gregory Sierra , Enrique Lucero , Chano Urueta . The motion picture is rightly directed by Ralph Nelson who made good Western as ¨Soldier Blue¨ and ¨Duel at Diablo¨ . This offbeat Western will appeal to Robert Mitchum fans.
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