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A Long Ride from Hell (1968)

Vivo per la tua morte (original title)
R | | Western | 5 April 1968 (Italy)
Mike Sturges and his younger brother, Roy, are sentenced to Yuma Penitentiary on a trumped-up train robbery charge. Both endure cruel treatment before Mike escapes to extract revenge on their enemies.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mike Sturges
... Marlin Mayner
Guido Lollobrigida ... Deputy Sheriff Harry (as Lee Burton)
Mimmo Palmara ... Sheriff Max Freeman (as Dick Palmer)
... Ruth Harper
Nello Pazzafini ... Bill Savage (as Ted Carter)
Franco Fantasia ... Castleman
Enzo Fiermonte ... Baldy Morris
... Mexican Bounty Hunter
... Encarnation
Silvana Bacci ... Naco Saloon Girl
Spartaco Conversi ... Bobcat Bates
Mario Maranzana ... Naco Bartender
Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia ... Roy Sturges (as Ivan Scratuglia)
Franco Balducci ... Mason
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In Arizona, the Sturges family owns a horse ranch. On the way to the market, their horses are stolen by masked outlaws who also kill the ranch hands. One cowpoke survives and sounds the alarm at the Sturges ranch. Owner Mike Sturges and his younger brother Roy, accompanied by their foreman Bobcat Bates go after the murderous horse thieves. Unfortunately, they will run into a gang of train robbers who wait in ambush for the next train carrying gold from the nearby mines. Bobcat is killed and brothers Mike and Roy shot and left for dead near the spot where the train is ambushed. The next day, the sheriff, his posse and Southern Pacific agents find Mike and Roy laying wounded at the scene of the train robbery. It's assumed they are members of the train robbing gang. Despite their pleas, the sheriff and his men beat Mike and Roy and arrest them. Later, they are sentenced to years of hard labor at the quarry belonging to Yuma Territorial Prison. In prison, the treatment of inmates is harsh... Written by nufs68

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Last film and only western of Steve Reeves. See more »

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Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 3 (1996) See more »

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Go West, Young Man
Written by Carlo Savina
Performed by Don Powell
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hercules turns out be the spaghetti western heroes !!!
22 March 2012 | by See all my reviews

Good gracious!!! Steve Reeves in a western movie??? It's really hard to find this movie on DVD, i need to wait for a long long time to get a chance to watch this movie. Luckily i found it on You Tube and download this as well. Honestly, I'm not disappointed after watching it! Steve Reeves came up with his final movie and quit acting after this movie, i wonder why??? The way he acted in a cowboy movie was surprisingly good and he could turn out to be a lot better if he further his career. It's too bad he quit earlier..I wish he acted more in spaghetti western movies..he could be as popular as Franco Nero or Lee Van Cleef! A Long Ride From Hell is just one of the best western movies i have seen so far. In my opinion, this one surpasses Django and The Great Silence. I just thought that A Long Ride From Hell is better.

10/10 stars (excellent)


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