Death at Owell Rock
- 1h 33min
Lawrence White returns to the town of Owell Rock to avenge the murder of his father, but in order to carry out his plans, he changes his name and arranges for another man to pose as "Lawrenc... Read allLawrence White returns to the town of Owell Rock to avenge the murder of his father, but in order to carry out his plans, he changes his name and arranges for another man to pose as "Lawrence White."Lawrence White returns to the town of Owell Rock to avenge the murder of his father, but in order to carry out his plans, he changes his name and arranges for another man to pose as "Lawrence White."
This is a run-of-the-mill Spaghetti Western with plenty of brawling , mauling , thrills , high body-count , fights and spectacular showdown. The picture was well starred by the always sympathetic Mark Damon giving a likeable acting who after playing various Roger Corman films , he emigrated to Italy where performed a number of Westerns as Johnny Yuma , Johnny Gold , Requiescant , Posate Le Pistole Reverendo , Tutto Per Tutto, , The Great Chihuahua Treasure Hunt , A train for Durango, Dead Men don't count .Co-starred by the weak and little known Stephen Forsyth who also played some Spaghetti , Epics and a film for Mario Bava .Along with two Eurotrash beauties : Pamela Tudor and Lucina Gilli . Furthermore , apearing various familiar faces regular in Spaghetti sub-genre : Nello Pazzafini, Spartaco Conversi, Dino Strano, Luciano Pigozzi nicknamed the Italian Peter Lorre and Ignacio Spalla or Pedro Sanchez who usually acted in similar roles to Fernado Sancho as a Mexican bandit . Special mention for musical score by Nora Orlandi and Robby Poitevin , being full of enjoyable sounds and catching leitmotiv. As well as atmospheric and colorful cinematography by Gabor Pogani who photographed notorious films , being shot on El Lacio , Rome .
The picture was competently directed by Riccardo Freda , though it has several flaws , gaps and familiares. Freda usted a number of aliases during his long career, including Robert Hampton and George Lincoln . Rccardo was a classy Italian writer and director who made all kinds of genres .Freda along other directors of his age as Vittorio Cottafavi, Giorgio Ferroni carried out nunerous movies in historical spectacle style , in which he developed a considerable mastery and skill. From the Fifties he made musclemen and Peplum movies as Spartacus , Teodora , Giants of Thessaly , The Seven Sword , Samson of the Seven Miracles od the World , Sins of Rome , Maciste all Inferno and Maciste in the court of the Great Khan at his best . In the early Sixties , he was a pioneer in Italy of horror fantasy films frightening audiences all over the world especially with I Vampiri ,1 Caltiki and The Horrible Secret Doctor Hitchcock with the terror myth Barbara Steele . He also made adventures as Black Eagle , The Son of Black Eagle , White Devil, Son D'Artagnan, The Mongols and uncredited Daughter of D'Artagnan , his last film.
- May 30, 2020