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Fantasma en el Oeste (1978)

A snake-oil salesman is chased across the desert by a gang of Mexican bandits. He finds out, however, that he is being protected by the spirits of Davey Crockett, Pecos Bill and Johnny Appleseed.

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Credited cast:
Alberto Terracina ...
Napoleone B. Higgins (as Tom Scott)
Fernando Bilbao ...
Davy Crockett - Il fantasma (as Fred Harris)
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Rosy
Rafael Albaicín ...
Paco
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Capo messicano
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Il suo complice (as Jorge Rigaud)
Francesco Ferracini ...
Proprietario bisca (as Franco Ferracini)
Elsa Zabala ...
Nonna di Rosy
Maribel Hidalgo
Daniele De Luca
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Luis Barbero
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A snake-oil salesman is chased across the desert by a gang of Mexican bandits. He finds out, however, that he is being protected by the spirits of Davey Crockett, Pecos Bill and Johnny Appleseed.

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12 July 1974 (Italy)  »

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A ridiculously bad, yet somewhat surreal farce!
7 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

Known as Whiskey and Ghosts, and dubbed appallingly into English this is one of those rare films that is so bad it is funny. The story of the drunk ghost of Davy Crockett trying to coax an young man into going after some treasure is full of laughable invisible gags, some abysmal jokes that are far funnier than anything one could have planned and some of the shoddiest and just plain weird action scenes ever committed to film. However there is more here than just cheap laughs, there is also some rather bizarre and surreal scenes. These focus mainly on Davy Crockett's ghost as the other famous western icons (Pecos Bill, Johnny Appleseed etc.) attempt to convince him to join them as the Horse Riders In The Sky - which I guess is the wild west afterlife.

Fantasmas en el Oeste is film you have to see to believe, and surely the only whiskey/supernatural/western/comedy film out there - truly bizarre.


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