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Chino (1973)
"Valdez, il mezzosangue" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | Western  -  February 1976 (USA)
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Chino Valdez is a loner horse breeder living in the old west. Partly a loner by choice, and partly because, being a 'half-breed', he finds himself unwelcome almost everywhere he goes. One ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Catherine
Marcel Bozzuffi ...
Maral
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Jamie Wagner
Fausto Tozzi ...
Cruz
Ettore Manni ...
Sheriff
Corrado Gaipa ...
Indian
José Nieto ...
(as Jose Nieto)
Diana Lorys ...
Indian (as Diana Loris)
Conchita Muñoz ...
(as Conchita Munoz)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Melissa Chimenti ...
Indian Girl
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Storyline

Chino Valdez is a loner horse breeder living in the old west. Partly a loner by choice, and partly because, being a 'half-breed', he finds himself unwelcome almost everywhere he goes. One day, a young runaway named Jimmy shows up at his door looking for work and a roof over his head. Reluctantly, Chino agrees to take him in and teach him the art of raising, breaking and breeding horses, until the pair finally begin to accept each other. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Taglines:

They Took His Land...His Horses...His Woman...But...They Couldn't Take Chino!

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Action | Drama | Western

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Chino  »

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ESP 30,965,047 (Spain)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This Charles Bronson western followed only about a year after his western Chato's Land (1972) where his character had a similar name. Bronson was called Chino in this film and Chato in the earlier film. See more »

Goofs

Chino's hat is on the counter when he knocks a man along the counter ant through the window. In the first shot from outside, the hat is nowhere to be seen, but when the sheriff comes in, he goes to the window and picks up the hat. See more »

Quotes

Jamie Wagner: I ain't never going to get mixed up with women folk.
Chino Valdez: Well, what a man says and what a man does doesn't always end up the same thing.
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Before The Pants
18 May 2006 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

'Chino' is a surprisingly engaging western which stars Charles Bronson as the haggard central character, trying to tame wild horses, and the young protégé which sort of falls into his lap, played by 1970's stalwart Vincent Van Patten). Bronson tries to keep his business in order, when meanwhile, a guy with an impossibly long Italian name tries to fence him in! And to make things worse, he falls in love with impossibly-named Italian guy's sister (played by Jill Ireland). Amazingly, this actually is a bit of fun, because Bronson is well, Bronson, and it's fun to see a real life couple such as Bronson and Ireland blow sparks off of each other. The ending is verrrrrry 1970's, absolutely nothing is resolved, I mean, NOTHING! It's quite an interesting movie. Check it out!


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