Inferior Spaghetti/Paella/Butifarra Western shot in Spain with two usual genre stars : Robert Woods and Chris Huerta
Below average Tortilla or Gazpacho Western with plenty of action , crossfire , brawls , double-crosses , twists and loads of shots . A gang led Oswald (Cris Huerta) holds up a shipment of gold . That night , when the hoodlums are celebrating it , Farley (Antonio Molino Rojo) steals the cash . After that , he get escaped , being pursued by the Oswalds's henchmen . Meanwhile , Rogers (Mariano Vidal Molina) is accused as robbing's accomplice . Later on , the next morning , Farley is found dead nearly his house where lives his wife Beltha (Maria Martin) and his half-breed daughter Geminis (Olga Omar) . Then , a Sheriff named Frank Garringo (Robert Woods) and his deputy González (Gaspar 'Indio' González) investigate the murder . Soon after , at the little town -where there are the usual shops and establishments as Hardware , Blacksmith , livery stable with leather goods , Funeral Parlor , and the Star Saloon licensed for gambling owned by Oswald- happen other killings .
This stirring tortilla Western packs thrills , shootouts , noisy action , some brief touches of humor with tongue-in-cheek and riding pursuits . Spanish production filmed in Catalunya , full of familiar faces , assaults , exaggerated characters , gun-down , lots of shots and fights . The film packs action , shootouts , drama , treason , high body-count and it's fast moving , being slightly entertaining and approaching increasingly the American as well as Spaghetti style , but keeping some details that make it special in this particular Paella genre and adding some ¨Giallo¨ elements . Starring Robert Woods as a tough sheriff who attempts to find out murders and vows revenge when his deputy is killed . Robert is passable , he ravages the screen , he jumps , leaps and bounds , hits and runs ; besides , receiving violent punches , whipping and wounds . Worthwhile watching for a demonstration of the confrontation between Robert Woods and Cris Huerta as the greedy saloon owner and his hired hands with some looks that say it all , including an exciting ending . Mediocre performances for the whole casting . "Four Candles for Garringo" or "My Colt, Not Yours" is regularly starred by Robert Woods . Robert starred several Tortilla/Ravioli Western as "Five Thousand Dollars on One Ace" , "Seven Guns for the MacGregors" , ¨Four Dollars for Vengeance" , ¨Black Jack¨, ¨El Puro¨, "Gatling Gun" , among others . Support cast is frankly acceptable , thanks to the appearance important secondaries from Spaghetti/Tortilla or Paella Western , these are the followings : Mariano Vidal Molina , Antonio Molino Rojo , Gaspar Indio Gonzalez , Cesar Ojinaga , Maria Martin and the comical relief by Luis Ciges as a sympathetic undertaker .
And being decently photographed by Antonio L. Ballesteros . Mostly filmed in atmospheric though poor scenarios on location in Fraga , (Huesca) , similar to Almeria , and a Western village located in ¨Spugles De Llobregat¨ built by Balcazar Productions . Atmospheric musical score by Enrique Escobar , Iquino's ordinary . The motion picture was lousily directed by prolific filmmaker Ignacio F Iquino , under pseudonym Steve McCoy . Iquino is considered to be one of the worst filmmakers of Spanish film history . He wrote , directed and produced lots of films by means of his production company : ¨I.F.I.¨ that financed lots of Westerns such as : ¨Oeste Nevada Joe¨ , ¨Ninguno De Los Tres Llamaba Trinidad¨, ¨La Diligencia De Condenados¨, ¨Fabulosos De Trinidad¨, ¨20 Pasos a Muerte¨ , ¨Dólar a Fuego¨, ¨Abre Tu Fosa Llega Sabata¨ , and ¨5 Pistolas De Texas¨ . Most of them starred by Richard Harrison , Jorge Martin or George Martin , Luis Davila , Daniel Martin or Robert Woods . Iquino was a Spanish craftsman , writing and directing ; working from the 40s in all kind of genres and B movies until the late 80s . However , he also directed acceptable films as ¨Historia De Una Escalera¨ based on Antonio Buero Vallejo's novel , ¨El Judas¨, ¨Angeles Al Volante¨, ¨Tambor Del Bruch¨ and ¨Brigada Criminal¨ at his best . Rating : 3.5/10 , a turkey film , being some moments briefly entertaining , though sometimes embarrassing . If you like Chorizo , Paella , Tortilla , Butifarra or Spaghetti westerns , this one remains a little watchable in the final action scenes .
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