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« on: August 18, 2007, 08:18:24 AM »

Directed by Gianni Crea.

This western opens reasonably enough with a violent raid on a wagon shipping gold by the henchman of the notorious outlaw called The Crow(William Berger),and hot on his heels are the Connolly siblings Link(Lincoln Tate),Tornado and Sally for reasons that aren't revealed until much later on.Unfortunately following the promising start the movie soon degenerates into inept comedy with badly choreographed slapstick fights as the Connollys turn detective as it turns out that the robbery was faked.

What really prompted me into checking this sw out was  William Berger but shamefully he doesn't turn up until after three quarters of an hour .But its a memorable entrance as Berger,as ever oozing charisma,appears almost like the Grim Reaper menacingly decked out in a huge black gown,however criminally his contribution is way too brief. Cry

The movie is rescued to some degree by the finale involving an assault on the barricaded town by Crows men and the chaotic camera angles create a sense of claustrophobia which i found effective,but overall i can only rate this one a disappointing 5 out of 10. Sad


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« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2007, 12:44:11 PM »

To me it was between 1 and 2\10. Did you like Fiorella Mannoia, Banjo? Check her albums.

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« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2007, 03:46:10 PM »

Yes on reflection 5 out of 10 is way over generous. Embarrassed

Was Fiorella Mannoia the sister Connolly?

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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2007, 05:04:04 PM »

Can't remember what role was playing. She was very young at the time, red-head, always going around with those other two idiots (one should be her real-life brother). She is a very good singer, though I have just heard a handful of her songs.
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http://www.fiorellamannoia.it/

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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2007, 05:08:48 PM »

Apparently this (and another 2 SW's she did) movie isn't listed in her biography.
This is her most famous song, I presume:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0SKDXFHOoo

I checked IMDB and yes, she's sister Connelly.

http://italy.imdb.com/title/tt0070478/

Please, modify the original title.

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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2007, 10:07:27 PM »

Yeah this movie wasn't very good at all.
Not as enthusiastic about the final gunfight as Banjo is but it is still good.
Not much to talk about here. Just a rambeling story that goes nowhere until Berger shows up.
No need to see it again.

And that red head isn't pretty.

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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2007, 04:07:53 AM »

No, she isn't. But I like  redheads.

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