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Title: The Artist is a Gunfighter (La preda e l'avvoltoio) (1973)
Post by: titoli on August 21, 2007, 12:26:38 PM

At the italian SWdb the movie is dubbed as "mediocre". And rightly so. A revenge story with the hero (Lawrence, of course: this was his last western, he suicided a year later) killing (or causing the death) of the assassins of his father. There's no a sustained rhythm, no interesting plot twist if not maybe the one involving the identity of chief of the gang, which you see coming a mile before unless you're dumb. Some sequences are, logically, a challenge: like the one in the courtroom. The only thing worth remembering would be the presence of the T&A Queen Orchidea de Santis who, though, here makes  no show at all of her graces.