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Shadows in an Empty Room (1976)
"Una Magnum Special per Tony Saitta" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  9 March 1976 (Italy)
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An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal ... See full summary »

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(as Martin Herbert)

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(screenplay) (as Vincent Mann) , (screenplay) (as Frank Clark)
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Capt. Tony Saitta
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Sgt. Ned Matthews
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Dr. George Tracer
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Julie Foster
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Louise Saitta
Jean LeClerc ...
Robert Tracer (as Jean Leclerc)
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Margie Cohn
Jean Marchand
Anthony Forrest ...
(as Antony Forest)
Andrée St-Laurent ...
(as Andree St. Laurent)
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(as Peter Mac Neil)
Julie Wildman
James Tapp
Jérôme Tiberghien ...
(as Jerome Thibergien)
Terence G. Ross ...
(as Terence Ross)
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An Ottawa police captain searches for the person who poisoned his sister, who was attending the university in Montreal. So desperate is he for revenge that he begin to use his own brutal methods to find the killer. Soon he discovers that not everything is what he thought it was. Written by Ørnås

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Walk with her if you dare...for every step will bring you closer, closer, closer to the meaning of fear! See more »


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Release Date:

9 March 1976 (Italy)  »

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Strange Shadows in an Empty Room  »

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CAD 1,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Give me one more chase please!!!!!
24 February 2007 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

There are 2 respected movies in the euro police movies that always shine above all the other great ones, the first one is in Fernando De Leo "La Mala Ordina", Part of his Milan trilogy films, with his extreme and fast paced chase that never let go and just keeps on going till the last brutal finish. The second one is blazing magnum's, which can be a very good lesson to all the action directors out there planing to do a one good chase sequence. There are 2 chases here, one in the beginning which is short but very efficient , and the second at the end, which you must see to believe, it got everything in it and more. I do urge you, the fans of this type of cinema to grab Blazing Magnumes if only for the chases that prove that you can do a bad acting movie with a simple thriller script, that still got some hard hitting sequences that shine overall. I can't finish without mentioning that the music is also a masterpiece in itself and it is always there at the right moment. If only Dark Sky/NoShame/Blue Underground or any other respected label will do us a favor and release a collector edition DVD, that would be fantastic!


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