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My Gun is the Law (1965)

La Colt è la mia legge (original title)
The town of San Felipe is plagued by robberies. Two Federal Agents are sent to investigate the major suspect, a local landowner. One agent works on his ranch, the other becomes his ... See full summary »

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Alfonso Brescia (as Al Bradly)

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Alfonso Brescia (story) (as Al Bradley), Franco Cobianchi (story) (as Franco D'Este) | 7 more credits »
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Ángel del Pozo ... George Benson (as Anthony Clark)
Luciana Gilli Luciana Gilli ... Louise O'Brien (as Lucy Gilly)
Miguel de la Riva Miguel de la Riva ... Ringo aka Peter Webb (as Michael Martin)
Franco Cobianchi Franco Cobianchi ... Henry O'Brien, Businessman (as Franco D'Este/Peter White)
José Riesgo ... Davidson, Railroad Engineer
Aldo Cecconi ... Sheriff (as Jim Clay)
Livio Lorenzon Livio Lorenzon ... O'Brien's Henchman
Rafael Alcántara Rafael Alcántara ... O'Brien
Enrico Glori ... Sam (as Henry Colt)
Milo Quesada ... Dave, O'Brien's Henchman (as Raul Alonso)
Nino Nini Nino Nini ... Don Esteban, Silver Miner (as Grant Laramy)
Germano Longo Germano Longo ... Mark, O'Brien's Right-hand Man (as Grant Laramy)
Pietro Tordi Pietro Tordi ... Doc (as Dan Silver)
Renato Chiantoni ... Don Luis, Banker
Stella Finney Stella Finney ... Girl in 2nd Stagecoach
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The town of San Felipe is plagued by robberies. Two Federal Agents are sent to investigate the major suspect, a local landowner. One agent works on his ranch, the other becomes his daughter's fiance. Written by Tom Seldon <elpuro.msn.com>

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Pasta/Paella Western co-produced by Italy/Spain with two usual Spaghetti stars : Angel Del Pozo and Miguel De La Riva
9 October 2017 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Middling Italian-Spanish Western with habitual actors , customary scenarios and realized in Chorizo/Spaghetti style . The film displays thrills , noisy action , violence , shootouts , final twist and being enough entertaining . The movie contains typical particularities Spaghetti , as it is full of fury , sadism : bloodbaths , and close-ups of grime-encrusted faces . This is an average Spaghetti Western with some moments genuinely entertaining if you can avoid thinking too much . The town of San Felipe is plagued by robberies . There arrives George Benson (Ángel Del Pozo as Anthony Clark) , a good-looking and elegant gentlemen to marry the niece (Luciana Gilli) of the powerful land baron of the turbulent city and a Pistolero called Ringo (Miguel de la Riva aka Michael Martin) . One of whom is a foppish , and the other one results to be a gunslinger who flees from justice . There are several assaults on stagecoaches , robbing gold railway , though the thieves find Malaga wine bottles . The major suspect turns out to be a local landowner , the businessman Henry O'Brien, (Peter White) . As Ringo works on his ranch , the other , Benson , becomes his daughter's fiancé.

This Western is a passable outing because it displays thrills , emotion , shoot'em up , saloon brawls , intrigue , riding pursuits and many other things . It's a medium budget Spaghetti film with acceptable actors , technicians , production values and pleasing results . Agreeable Spaghetti Western follows the American models as well as Sergio Leone style . The film blends frenetic action , crossfire , violence , blood , and it is fast moving and quite entertaining . The picture is a tale of justice in which two strangers , who are really two Federal Agents , are sent to investigate stagecoaches robbing , and delivering peace and order ; the basic plot is typical spaghetti western fare , but what makes this movie stand out is its style . There is plenty of action in the movie , guaranteeing some shots or stunts every few minutes . The starring called George Benson is decently played by Angel Del Pozo , here gives better acting than other films , his character is a coward , shy , foppish man who is humiliated at every turn , but subsequently he dons a dark outfit and wearing scarf , he becomes into the masked rider , Zorro-alike . Del Pozo played several Maccaroni/Tortilla Western as "Fort Yuma Gold" , ¨The hawk and the prey¨ , ¨Savage Pampa¨, "Face to Face" , "A Bullet for the President" and ¨El Condor¨. While his pal , Miguel De La Riva , also performed numerous Westerns playing usually secondary roles as "I'll Kill Him and Return Alone¨, "Four Dollars for Vengeance" , ¨Dynamite Jim¨, "One Dollar of Fire" , "Shoot to Kill" and ¨Oeste Nevada Joe¨ . Angel Del Pozo and Miguel De La Riva take law on his own arms , executing thespian skills , bounds and leaps and shooting and throughly enjoying themselves . Support cast is pretty well , including familiar faces from Spaghetti/Chorizo Western as Milo Quesada , Livio Lorenzon , Jose Riesgo , Germano Longo , among others . Atmospheric and evocative cinematography by Eloy Meya , shot on ordinary locations in Colmenar Viejo, La Pedriza , Manzanares El Real, Madrid and Elios studios , Lazio , Rome . Enjoyable musical score by Carlos Castellanos , adding Spaghetti sounds in Ennio Morricones style .

The motion picture was professionally directed by Alfonso Brescia , though contains some flaws and gaps . Al Bradley was a craftsman who directed all kind of genres . Alfonso Brescia or Al Bradley was born in Rome , 1930, and died in 2001 . He was a director and writer, known for directing Westerns as : Days of Violence , White Fang and the Hunter , Killer Caliber and The Colt Is My Law . Alfonso began directing muscle-men epics as The Conqueror of Atlantis , The magnificent gladiator , La Rivolta dei Pretoriani . He also directed Sci-Fi and Sword and witchery genre as Iron Warrior , Sette Uomini D'Oro Nello Spazio , The war of the robots ; Adventure as Zanna Bianca , Amazons against Supermen and Wartime films such as Objetivo Rommel , Misiones Ardientes and Hell in Normandy .


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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

August 1965 (Italy) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Color (Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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