A Japanese-American woman and her paralyzed friend and pow in WW2, Barbara, run a desert diner. A mob boss has a ranch nearby and things heat up, when a hitman and a thief arrive at the café.

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Sari Hatano
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Jiro
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Barbara
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Montana
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Freda
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Cosmo
Robert Apisa ...
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Griff
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Luigi (as Garret Pearson)
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Franco Vitalli
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Harry
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A Japanese-American woman and her paralyzed friend and pow in WW2, Barbara, run a desert diner. A mob boss has a ranch nearby and things heat up, when a hitman and a thief arrive at the café.

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