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Stranger That Kneels Beside the Shadow of a Corpse (1970)

Inginocchiati straniero... I cadaveri non fanno ombra! (original title)
Hunt Powers is being chased by a bounty hunter when he rides into a town controlled by a very nasty mine-owner and very much in need of justice.

Director:

Demofilo Fidani (as Miles Deem)

Writers:

Demofilo Fidani, Franco Mannocchi (story) (as Francesco Mannocchi) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Jack Betts ... Lazar Peacock / Sabata (as Hunt Powers)
Franco Borelli Franco Borelli ... Stranger (as Chet Davis)
Benito Pacifico Benito Pacifico ... Medina (as Dennis Colt)
Attilio Dottesio ... Sanchez (as Dean Reese)
Simonetta Vitelli ... Maya (as Simone Blondel)
Pietro Fumelli Pietro Fumelli ... Ted Stanley
Amerigo Castrighella Amerigo Castrighella ... Medina henchman (as Custer Gail)
Gordon Mitchell ... Roger Murdock
Ettore Manni ... Barrett, former Billy Ring
Manlio Salvatori Manlio Salvatori ... 1st Sheriff
Eugenio Galadini Eugenio Galadini ... Tom, Storekeeper
Maria Rosa Valenza Maria Rosa Valenza ... Jole (as Mary Ross)
Mario Capuccio Mario Capuccio ... Mine Worker (as Mario Cappuccio)
Giglio Gigli Giglio Gigli ... Medina Henchman
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Hunt Powers is being chased by a bounty hunter when he rides into a town controlled by a very nasty mine-owner and very much in need of justice.

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Western

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

27 November 1970 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Men Don't Make Shadows See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Good Looking But Too Slow
24 February 2010 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

Ruthless bounty killer Hunt Powers rides into a town controlled by a very nasty mine-owner, in order to make the man face justice for his past misdeeds. Trailing the bounty hunter is another man who wants to do the same with Powers.

An incredibly languid spaghetti western, Dead Men Don't Make Shadows goes on for about forty minutes before a plot begins to materialize. When it does, there's still elements that make little sense.

Technically, it's well made and atmospheric. Sets, costumes, photography, and direction are all adequate. The story is just too spare and too typical to be satisfying. I wanted to like this more than I ultimately did.

Director of photography Aristide Massaccesi, who also acted in it as well, is better known as the infamous Joe D'Amato, great director of countless seedy sex and gory horror films from the seventies to the nineties.


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