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Two Crosses at Danger Pass (1967)

Due croci a Danger Pass (original title)
Judy and Alex are the only two survivors of a punishment mission ordered by the rich and ruthless Moran... The girl becomes his maid and the boy is adopted by a Quaker family. Alex, in ... See full summary »

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Enzo Battaglia (screenplay), Enzo Battaglia (story) | 1 more credit »
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Peter Martell ... Alex Mitchell
Mara Cruz Mara Cruz ... Judy Mitchell
Luis Gaspar Luis Gaspar ... Mark
Mario Novelli ... Charlie Moran (as Anthony Freeman)
Miguel del Castillo Miguel del Castillo ... Powell (as Miguel S. del Castillo)
Emilio Rodríguez ... Johnny Miller
Dyanik Zurakowska ... Gloria Moran (as Dianik)
Eduardo Coutelenq Eduardo Coutelenq
Nuccia Cardinali Nuccia Cardinali ... Edith
Antonio Pica ... Sheriff Doug
Cris Huerta Cris Huerta ... Loud Drunk (as Chris Huertas)
Xan das Bolas ... Bartender
Jesús Puente ... Sheriff T. Mitchell
Armando Calvo ... Old Moran
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Judy and Alex are the only two survivors of a punishment mission ordered by the rich and ruthless Moran... The girl becomes his maid and the boy is adopted by a Quaker family. Alex, in spite of the pardon philosophy taught to him, he is planning to revenge.

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Composed by Francesco De Masi
Performed by Raul Lovecchio (as Raoul)
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Average Paella/Spaghetti Western co-produced by Spain/Italy , being well starred by ordinary Peter Martell and middlingly directed by Rafael Marchent
2 February 2015 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Passable though mediocre Tortilla/Spaghetti full of fury , action, and portentous duels . This acceptable but regularly made Paella Western that owes a considerable debt to Leone deals with a Sheriff named T. Mitchell (Jesús Puente) has prisoner in jail to an innocent called Powell (Miguel Del Castillo) . The sheriff frees him but nasty land baron Moran (Armando Calvo) takes to Powell and hanging him and later on kills Marshal Mitchell in presence his child Alex . Little Alex and his sister called Judy Mitchell (grown-up Mara Cruz) are adopted by a quaker family and he befriends Mark (Luis Gaspar). One time grown-up Alex Mitchell (Pietro Martellanza as Peter Martell) carries out a relentless vendetta against Moran (Armando Calvo) and his hoodlums : his son Charly Moran (Mario Novelli as Anthony Freeman) , Doc (Antonio Pica) and others .

Leone-style Western with nice performances and regular direction by Rafael Romero Marchent who creates some good action scenes and exciting set pieces . The movie contains typical particularities Spaghetti , as is full of fury , sadism , bloodbaths , and close-ups of grime-encrusted faces . The notorious Spaghetti/Paella actor , Peter Martell is good in his usual tough role , here playing a miserable young become into a terrible avenger . His role is well performed , he plays as a merciless revenger , a violent young who seeks a bloody vendetta , an usual plot in Spaghetti/Chorizo Western . Pietro Martellanza or Peter Martell was born on September 30, 1938 in Bolzano, Italy as Pietro Martellanz and he died in Bolzano ,2010 . He was a mediocre actor , known for playing Spaghettis such as ¨Fury of Johnny Kid¨ , ¨Lola Colt¨, ¨Arizona Colt¨ ,¨The Long Day of the Massacre¨, "God Made Them... I Kill Them" , ¨Ciakmul¨ , ¨Gunman of Ave Maria¨ , and performing some Giallos such as "Death Walks at Midnight" , "The French Sex Murders" and ¨Tears of Kali¨. Furthermore , a largely secondary cast plenty with Spanish secondaries , all of them ordinary in Chorizo western as Emilio Rodríguez , Antonio Pica , Xan Das Bolas , Dyanik Zurakowska , Miguel Del Castillo , Mara Cruz , uncredited Cris Huerta as fat man killed in saloon by Charly and the great Jesús Puente , usually playing good characters , this time as a fine sheriff , among others , though there sadly lacks Fernando Sancho . Mediocre photography by Emilio Foriscot, being necessary a right remastering because of the film copy is washed-out , filmed on location in Las Rozas , Manzanares Del Real , La Pedriza , Madrid . And being accompanied by an agreeable musical score by Francesco De Massi , including catching leitmotif and enjoyable songs at the beginning and ending.

The motion picture was written by usual writer/producer Eduardo Manzanos Brochero along with Enzo Battaglia based on a story by the latter . The movie was produced in enough budget by Eduardo Manzanos Brochero who started producing ¨Il Coyote¨ and ¨The Jiusticia De Coyote¨ by Joaquin Romero Marchent with Abel Salazar and Gloria Marin . After that , he produced with his company Copercines ¨Vengeance of Zorro¨ and ¨L'Ombra di Zorro¨ (1962) by Joaquin Marchent . Eduardo Manzanos built a Western town in Hoyo De Manzanares (Madrid) , today disappeared , called ¨Golden City¨ built by José Luis Galicia , Jaime Pérez Cubero -usually credited as Cubero and Galicia- where filmed several Western as Welcome Padre Murray , Brandy and various Zorro movies and ¨Leone trilogy¨ about ¨man without name¨ starred by Clint Eastwood . Being regularly directed and in his own personal style by Rafael Romero Marchent . Rafael Romero Marchent was born on May 3, 1926 in Madrid, Spain. He is a director and actor, known for Garringo, Un Dolar de Recompensa , or Manos Torpes . Rafael Romero Marchent was brother of Joaquin Luis Romero , who was the first to shoot Westerns in Spain . At first, Rafael Romero began in films as an actor, but when his career began to wane, he preferred to spend time behind the camera . Rafael is an expert writer and director of Spaghetti Western as proved in ¨Two crosses on Danger Pass¨, Cry for revenge¨, ¨Two guns for two twins¨ and ¨Sartana Kills Them All¨ or ¨Un par Asesinos¨. While his brother Joaquin Marchent is deemed the Paella Western's best director , his first film was ¨El Coyote¨ and the sequel titled ¨Revenge of Coyote¨ shot in Mexico ; after that , he filmed ¨The shadow of Zorro¨ and ¨Revenge of Zorro¨, he went go directing Western as ¨ Riding to death ¨ , ¨Adventures in the West¨ , ¨Three good men¨, ¨Sabor Venganza ¨ and the most popular and violent ¨Condenados a Vivir¨ . Plus , he wrote for his brother Rafael Romero Marchent the followings Western : ¨Manos Torpes¨, ¨Ocaso Un Pistolero¨ , ¨Garringo¨ , ¨Sartana Kills Them All¨ and this ¨Dos Cruces en Danger Pass¨ . Rating : 5,5/10 . Passable though middling Chorizo Western , though contains some flaws and gaps ; however , it results to be entertaining .


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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

28 March 1967 (Italy) See more »

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2 croix pour un implacable See more »

Filming Locations:

Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, Spain See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Color (Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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