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A Bullet for a Stranger (1971)

Gli fumavano le Colt... lo chiamavano Camposanto (original title)
John and George McIntire are a couple of naive brothers who travel to a lawless western town to see their father. The bumbling siblings get themselves into big trouble after they beat up a ... See full summary »

Director:

Giuliano Carnimeo (as Anthony Ascott)

Writer:

Enzo Barboni (as E.B. Clucher)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gianni Garko ... Camposanto
William Berger ... Duke
Chris Chittell ... John McIntire (as Christopher Chittell)
John Fordyce John Fordyce ... George McIntire
Ugo Fangareggi Ugo Fangareggi ... Sancho (as Ugo Fancareggi)
Raimondo Penne Raimondo Penne ... Chico
Franco Ressel ... Judge
Aldo Barberito Aldo Barberito ... Sheriff
Ivano Staccioli Ivano Staccioli ... Avelin
Nello Pazzafini ... Cobra Ramirez
Giovanni Di Benedetto Giovanni Di Benedetto ... Douglas Toland (as Gianni di Benedetto)
Ugo Adinolfi Ugo Adinolfi ... Breeder
Gildo Di Marco Gildo Di Marco ... Undertaker
Bill Vanders Bill Vanders ... Clay McIntire
Pinuccio Ardia ... Gunsmith
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John and George McIntire are a couple of naive brothers who travel to a lawless western town to see their father. The bumbling siblings get themselves into big trouble after they beat up a member of a gang of extortionists. Fortunately, a mysterious roving gunfighter decides to help the guys out of their jam. Written by Woodyanders

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Genres:

Western | Comedy

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

23 September 1971 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Bullet for a Stranger See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Decent
10 March 2011 | by FightingWesternerSee all my reviews

Two fancy-pants brothers return west after years of eastern schooling and almost immediately anger the local gang of murderous extortionists. However, the boys have an ace up their sleeves in the form of ultra-cool gunslinger Gianni Garko, a mystery man with a debt to pay.

After the first several minutes of pretty silly slapstick, things get good, with lots of amusing touches and a neat performance by Garko, dubbed into English by an actor sounding like he's doing an impersonation of Clint Eastwood!

Whenever Garko disappears too long though, the movie begins to suffer. Still, it's worth recommending for spaghetti western fans who've already seen everything.

I've noticed that other viewers seem to overlook the connection between the brothers and the gunfighter, why he's protecting them. It's actually explained quite early on, in pretty certain terms.


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