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El kárate, el Colt y el impostor (1974)

PG | | Comedy, Western | April 1976 (USA)
A martial artist joins a hard-hitting gunfighter in the search for treasure while bandits step into their way.

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(as Anthony M. Dawson)

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, (only credited in Spanish version)
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Lieh Lo ...
Ho Chiang (as Lo Lieh)
Patty Shepard ...
Russian mistress & Her twin-sister
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Italian mistress
Karen Yeh ...
Chinese mistress
Julián Ugarte ...
Yancey Hobbitt
Erika Blanc ...
American mistress
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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 - but he never profited from Wang's death- only finding the photographs of his four widows and a fortune cookie. Meanwhile, Lo comes to America in search of his uncle's fortune after his family is held hostage. He frees Dakota from the Hangman, since he's the only one who can help find Wang's fortune. Now, the difficult part will really start... the Treasure hunt. First they need to locate the four clues, a tattoo on each of Wang's widow's butts, then uncover the fortune while being hunted by a religious fanatic/ ex-confederate soldier who is on to their game. Written by Artemis-9

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The fastest gun in the West joins with the most brutal hands in the East!

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Comedy | Western

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When Ho Chiang is approaching the Mission alone, a motor vehicle can be seen moving in the distant background. See more »

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Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) See more »

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Rye Whiskey
Sung by Lee Van Cleef
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Fun Spaghetti Western With A Touch Of Martial Arts
3 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

"Là Dove Non Batte Il Sole" aka. "The Stranger And The Gunfighter" is certainly not a very good Spaghetti Western, but it's a very funny one.

A Chinese Kung-Fu warrior named Ho Chiang comes to the American Southwest to find his late uncle's treasure. His Family is held hostage by a powerful warlord back in China until he will return with his uncle's fortune. After Ho Chiang saves a gunslinger named Dakota (Lee Van Cleef) from the gallows, the two keep on searching the uncle's fortune together. The Chinese stranger and the gunfighter soon find out that the tattooed bottoms of four ladies are the key to the secret treasure.

"The Stranger And The Gunfighter" is a Spaghetti Western with a nice touch of Comedy and Action. The characters are quite funny, especially the main villain, a psychopathic religious fundamentalist gunfighter and preacher who comes to different towns to "preach the word of God", and and shoot those whom he considers to be sinners. Lee Van Cleef (one of my personal favorite actors of all-time) stars as the gunfighter Dakota, Martial Artist Lieh Lo plays his ass-kicking Chinese buddy Ho Chiang. This Movie is great fun, especially for Spaghetti Western fans like myself. Definitely worth watching!


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