Morte sull'alta collina, La

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La morte sull'alta collina (Italy, Spain 1968 / Director: Fernando Cerchio (Italian version credited to Fred Ringoold))

  • Runtime: 99 min
  • Release Date: 25.1.1969

Also known as

Death on High Mountain (U.S.A.) | Sin aliento (Spain) | Sol fiato sospeso (Spain) | Death On a High Hill (Germany) | Die Rechnung zahlt der Bounty-Killer (Germany) | Der Tod droben auf dem Hügel (Germany) | Les pistoleros del'Ouest (France) | Oi kakopoioi tou Texas (Greece) | A Morte Ronda a Colina (Brazil)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Peter Lee Lawrence (Loring Vanderbilt), Luis Dávila [as Louis Dawson](Mark Harrison / Francis Parker), Tano Cimarosa (General Valiente), Antonio Gradoli (Braddock), Barbara Carroll (Daphne), Silvio Bagolini (Stevens), Giampiero Littera (sheriff), Giovanni (Nello) Pazzafini (pool player), Jesús Guzman (Augustine), Frank Braña [as Francisco Braña](Captain Young), Rafael Hernandez (Curling), Romano Puppo (deputy), Agnès Spaak (Miss Braddock), José Marco (Baldwin, Braddock henchman), Juan Antonio Elices, Ricardo Valle, Emilio Messina (brawler), Antonio Pica, Empedocle Buzzanca, Alberto Plebani, Natale Nazzareno, Rufino Ingles, Manuel Segura
  • Story: Enzo Gicca Palli (as Enzo Cicea)
  • Screenplay: Jose Mallorqui Figuerola, Eduardo Manzanos Brochero
  • Cinematography: Julio Ortas Plaza [Eastmancolor - CinemaScope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Luis Bacalov
  • Producer: Bruno Turchetto, Ignacio Gurierrez


An entertaining little genre entry, light-hearted in tone but with a fairly high body count. Mexican bandits and their American associates terrorize the border region, but Peter Lee Lawrence and Luis Davila put an end to their tyranny. Tano Cimarosa is great fun as a pious bandit leader who worships all saints ... but throws their icons away one by one if he has the idea he was let down by any of them (Scherpschutter)


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