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Pistole non discutono, Le

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Le pistole non discutono (Italy, Spain, West Germany 1964 / Director: Mario Caiano (as Mike Perkins))

  • Runtime: 89 min
  • Release Date: 21.8.1964
  • Filming Locations: Almería

Also known as

Bullets Don't Argue (U.S.A.) | Bullets Don't Lie (International English title) | Die Letzten Zwei vom Rio Bravo (Germany) | Las Pistolas no discuten (Spain) | Die Letzten Zwei vom Rio Bravo (Austria) | Mon Colt fait la loi (France) | Guns Don't Talk | The Last Two at Rio Bravo | As Pistolas não Discutem (Brazil)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Rod Cameron (Sheriff Pat Garrett), Angel Aranda (George Clanton/Clayton), Horst Frank (Billy Clanton/Clayton), Mimmo Palmara [as Dick Palmer](Santero), Hans Nielsen (Reverend Alvarez), Andrea Aureli [as Andrew Ray](Manuel / Wirt, cantina barman), Vivi Bach [as Vivy Bach](Agnes Goddard), Kai Fischer [as Kay Fischer](Elena / Helen, cantina singer), Paul Smith, Eulalia Tenorio [as Laly Tenory](Goddard maid), Luis Durán [as Louis/Ludwig Duran](Mike Goddard), Giulia Rubini [as Judy Robbins](Martha Coogan), Joe Kamel (Captain McKenzie), José Manuel Martín [as Joseph Martin](Miguel)
  • Also with: Julio Pérez Tabernero (Manny, deputy), Simón Arriaga (Paco, Santero henchman), Juan Cortés (Johnny, bank manager), Tito Garci­a (hacienda owner), Guillermo Mendéz (Pablo, hacienda employee), Rafael Vaquero (deputy)
  • Story: Franco Castellano, Pedro de Juan
  • Screenplay: Franco Castellano (as Frank Forester), Giuseppe Moccia (as Pipolo), Gianni Castellano, Pedro de Juan
  • Cinematography: Julio Ortas, Massimo Dallamano [Technicolor, Panoramico 1,66:1]
  • Music: Ennio Morricone (as Dan Savio/Emil Morik)
  • Song: "Lonesome Billy" sung by Peter Tevis
  • Song: "Old Alice" sung by Vivi Bach
  • Producers: Fernando Rossi, Arrigo Colombo, Giorgio Papi

Synopsis

Sheriff Pat Garrett hunts down 2 brothers, who had robbed the local bank on the day of his wedding, in Mexico. The younger one helps him to defend the money against a bunch of bandits.

Comment

This early European western is most famous for being the one which was made by the same producers, with a much bigger budget, back to back with Fistful of Dollars, but then didn't make a great impression at the box-office, while FoD became the trendsetting hit. It's a simple, but likeable, and nicely directed film, which bears almost no resemblance to the Leone classic.

by Stanton

Trivia

Was shot parallel to A Fistful of Dollars, partially on the same set, and at that time considered the more important, higher-budget film during production.

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