A Man Called Sledge

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A Man Called Sledge (Italy 1970 / Director: Vic Morrow)

Also known as

Sledge (Italy) | Der Einsame aus dem Westen (Germany) | Banditen Sledge (Denmark) | Un homme nommé Sledge (France) | Cabalgando al inferno (Spain) | Kuoleman coltit (Finland) | Adistaktos pistolero (Greece) | Człowiek zwany Młotem (Poland) | Viagem para o Inferno (Portugal) | Sledge - O Homem Marcado (Brazil) | スレッジ Sledge (Japan)
Sledge movie poster

Synopsis

Sledge, a stagecoach robber, is told by an old man about $300,000 in gold, kept in a vault in the heart of a prison fortress. Sledge becomes obsessed with stealing the gold, even though his girlfriend tells him they don’t need the money to be happy. He comes up with the very daring plan to let himself be locked up as a prisoner, start a riot, and use the disarray to open the vault.

Credits

  • Cast (International): James Garner (Luther Sledge), Dennis Weaver (Erwin Ward), Claude Akins (Hooker), John Marley ('Old Man'), Laura Antonelli (Ria), Wayde Preston (Sheriff Ripley), Ken Clark (Floyd, poker player), Tony Young (Mallory), Allan Jones, Herman Reynoso (Simms, storekeeper), Steffen Zacharias (Red), Remo De Angelis (poker player), Vic Morrow (gold guard scout)
  • Uncredited actors: Altiero Di Giovanni (Kehoe), Lorenzo Fineschi (Toby), Franco Giornelli (Joyce), Lorenzo Piani (Guthrie), Mario Valgoi (Beetle), Bruno Corazzari (Bice), Paolo Barbara (Jade), Laura Betti (sister), Didi Perego (Elizabeth), Riccardo Garrone (warden), Fausto Tozzi (prisoner), Luciano Rossi ("The Wolf", prisoner), Franco Balducci (prisoner), Vincenzo De Palo (prisoner), Luciano Arrigoni (prisoner), Giovani Di Benedetto (prison guard)
  • Story: Massimo D'Avack
  • Screenplay: Massimo D'Avack, Frank Kowalsky, Vic Morrow
  • Cinematography: Luigi Kuveiller [Technicolor - Techniscope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Gianni Ferrio
  • Song: "Other Men's Gold" sung by Stefan Grossman
  • Producers: Dino De Laurentis, Harry Bloom

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Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 93 min

Release Dates

  • November 14, 1970 (Italy)

Filming locations

  • Almeria - Fort was built next to Leone's El Paso at Tabernas. The Church and town from the end sequence are at Polopos

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