During a hold-up in the Wild West, Dakota kills a rich old Chinese man, Wang. Later, he is captured, sentenced, and is about to be hanged - and he never profitted from Wang's death, has he buried him with the photographs of his four widows, and a few worthless papers. Meanwhile, Ho comes to America in search of his uncle's fortune, and must get Dakota free, as he his the only man who can lead him to Wang's tomb. They open the tomb, retaking the pictures of Wang's widows. It happens he reads the papers and knows that Wang had one quarter of a map tattooed in each of his women's buttocks. Now, the difficult part will really start... Treasure hunt. Written by
Average but funny and comical Spaghetti Western with Kung-Fu
The movie narrates as a Chinese hero ( Lo Lieh ) tries to retrieve the money that a feudal lord gave up to his uncle for inversion in America . The uncle dies and the sole clue to recover it is leading some tattoo messages on the butts of his fours lovers ( Erika Blanc, Femi Benussi, Patty Shepard ). The protagonist is helped by an American thief named Dakota ( Lee Van Cleef ) , both of them go track down until discover the exciting final surprise.
The picture is a collaboration between Italian producer Carlo Ponti and Hong Kong Shaw Brothers , famous producers of Chop-Socky cinema and in charge of distribution on Asian market . The storyline is embarrassing and absurd but has its agreeable moments here and there . The violence isn't crude but slight and predominates the comedy . Lee Van Cleef is very old and with wig , his interpretation is wooden and graceless ( Colonel Mortimer and Sentence roles were left time ago ). Special mention to secondary cast as Julian Ugarte who plays a traveler priest with a church-roulotte , besides three Eurotrash babes as Erika Blanc , Patty Shepard and Femi Benussi . The motion picture takes part a little genre in which during the 1970s achieved splendor and blended Spaghetti Western and martial arts with influence of David Carradine-Kung Fu series(1972-1975) , for example : ¨ Red sun ¨ by Terence Young , ¨ Karate law in the west ¨ by Tonino Ricci, ¨ My name is Shangai Joe ¨ by Mario Caiano, ¨ the return of Shangai Joe ¨ by Bitto Albertini . It's a production Spanish-Italian and was shot in Almeria ( Spain ) . The adjusted cinematography is by Alejandro Ulloa ( Horror express ). The film is regularly directed by Anthony M. Dawson or Margheritti . Rating : mediocre but amusing.
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