Mille dollari sul nero

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Mille dollari sul nero (Italy · West Germany 1966 / Director: Alberto Cardone)

Also known as

Blood at Sundown (UK / USA) | One Thousand Dollars On the Black (USA) | Sartana (Germany) | Zwei Brüder in erbittertem Kampf (Germany) | Sartana: Sangue e la penna! Mil dólares no preto (Portugal) | Duel bij zonsondergang (The Netherlands) | Sartana de Schrik van Texas (The Netherlands) | Les colts de la violence (France) | Baño de sangre al salir el sol (Spain) | 1000 Dólares al negro (Spain) [video title] | Blod I Sol - 1000 Svarta Dollar (Sweden) | Garringo contra Sartana (Mexico) | Johnny Texas (Brazil) | 砂塵に血を吐け Sajin ni chi wo hake (Japan)
Blood at Sundown movie poster


Johnny Liston has just been released from prison where he has wrongly served twelve years for a murder. He returns to Campos, the village of his birth, where the whole town is terrorized by Johnny's brother, Sartana, who has taken Manuela, Johnny's fiancee to be his lover. With his only friend a mute, Johnny must seize all opportunity to find out why he was framed, who was involved and why he is not welcome.


  • Cast (Italian): Antonio De Teffè [as Anthony Steffen] (Johnny Liston), Gianni Garko [as John Garko] (Sartana), Erika Blanc (Joselita/Joschita Rogers), Carlo D'Angelo [as Charles of Angel] (Judge Waldorf Wood), Sieghardt Rupp (Ralph, Sartana lieutenant), Angelica Ott (Mary), Daniela Igliozzi (Manuela Holt), Franco Fantasia [as Frank Farrel] (sheriff), Gianni Solaro (Foster), Gino Marturano (bounty killer), Olga Solbelli (imploring woman), Gaetano Scala (Sartana gunman), Fortunato Arena [as Ettore Arena] (Sartana gunman), Mario Dionisi (Sartana henchman), Roberto Miali [as Jerry Wilson] (Jerry Holt), Carla Calò [as Caroll Brown] (Rhonda Liston)
  • Uncredited & Background actors: Chris Howland (William/Doodle Colt/Kramer), Umberto Salomone (Blackstone Hill citizen), Sal Borgese (saloon brawler), Gilberto Galimberti (Tim, saloon brawler), Riccardo Pizzuti (participant in the saloon fight), Franco Scala (Sartana henchman), Alfonso Giganti (Campos resident), Romano Moraschini (Campos resident), Angelo Casadei (Campos resident)
  • Director: Alberto Cardone [as Albert Cardiff]
  • Story: Ernesto Gastaldi, Rudolph Knoblich (as Rolf Olsen), Vittorio Salerno
  • Screenplay: Ernesto Gastaldi, Rudolph Knoblich (as Rolf Olsen), Vittorio Salerno
  • Cinematography: Gino Santini [Eastmancolor - Techniscope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Michele Lacerenza
  • Song: "Necklace of Pearls" sung by Peter Boom
  • Producer: Mario Siciliano (as Marlon Sirko), Antonio Morelli


Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 104 min / 89min (tbc)

Release Dates

  • December 18, 1966 (Italy)

Filming locations

  • Elios Film Studios
  • Cinecittà Studios

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