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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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(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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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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'izzyingly-paced, wildly bonkers car chase that usurps all others!'
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'Blazing Magnum' is a lightning-paced, taut and brutal euro-crime/giallo with assured & bravura direction from Alberto De Martino. Set within a grim-looking Montréal, quintessentially hard-nosed and nimble-fisted cop, Tony Siatta (Stuart Whitman) and the ever-svelte, genre staple, John Saxon pursues a brutal, opportunistic killer. 'Blazing Magnum' is a truly bruising and exhilarating entry in the ever-popular euro-crime cannon, with all the gonzoid violence and hard-boiled dialogue one expects; including a profoundly exhilarating, dizzyingly-paced, wildly bonkers car chase that usurps all others! This monstrously entertaining euro-crime thriller is among the very best the genre has to offer and yields utterly essential euro-crime viewing. The deeply-funky score by that unheralded genius, Armando Trovajoli is one of the genres very best; gritty, urban crime funk that ranks alongside the very best pile-driving, gonzoid wah- wah funk, Guido & Maurizio de Angelis have to offer!


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