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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.


Demofilo Fidani (as Miles Deem)


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


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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27 November 1970 (Italy) See more »

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Dead Men Don't Make Shadows See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Straight down the middle with this one
18 September 2017 | by BezenbySee all my reviews

Hunter Powers plays smug, deadly bounty hunter Lazaar, who isn't averse to killing his prey and keeping whatever gold they've stolen too, as well as the reward money! He keeps the gold in a coffin in a remote graveyard watched over by an old man he's blackmailing (I think), but little does he know that there's a young upstart following him to the next town…

…and the next town, and then one after that, then another one, and there might be another before the young guy finds a town to settle in. We eventually start to get some sort of plot by the time as Lazaar starts to blackmailing the local (evil) mine owner who is a wanted man, there's some sort of gypsy lady, and the mine owner's also evil henchman dresses like Juan Sheet – mascot for the kitchen roll Plenty! Also, playing a gypsy in this film seems to mean wearing a lot of necklaces and having dirty smudges all over your face.

This one also takes place in the exact same town as the Unholy Four without any changes at all! That's confusing for starters. And Gordon Mitchell does a Kinski and appears in the film for about five minutes!

Apart from that, you get the usual Spaghetti Western plot (Old Gunslinger/Young Gunslinger/Gold/Teaming up/Double Cross/Crooked Businessman/Mexicans/Shooting stuff). It's neither good or bad.

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