Testa o croce

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Testa o croce (Italy 1969 / Director: Piero Pierotti)

Also known as

Heads or Tails (USA) | Il boia arriva a cavallo (Italy) | Cara o cruz (Spain) | La derniere balle a pile ou face (France) | Blutrache einer Geschändeten (Germany) | Nacht der Rache (Germany) | Krona eller klave (Sweden) | Munt of kruis voor de laatste kogel (Belgium) | Black Talisman (Brazil) | Cara ou Coroa (Portugal) | Tails You Lose
Heads or Tails movie poster


Shanda is charged with the murder of the banker, Burton and to save her from being lynched, the sheriff sends her off to Phoenix. During the trip the two deputies to whom she's been entrusted rape and leave her in the desert, certain that she's dead. The girl is found by Black Talisman, an outlaw, who takes her to his hideout, nurses her back to health and after hearing her story, determines to avenge her and clear her name.


  • Cast (Italian): John Ericson (William 'Black Talisman' Huston / Will Hunter), Spela Rozin [as Sheyla Rosin] (Shanda Lee), Franco Lantieri (sheriff), Daniela Surina (Sybille Burton), Dada Gallotti (Lily), Loris Gizzi (Boccadirosa / Rosebud), Maria Teresa Piaggio (Miss Phils), Ugo Pagliai (Roland Burton), Pinuccio Ardia (Miserere), Pasquale Basile (Bear/Buck the hunter), Silvana Bacci (Minoa), Franco Daddi (Red, deputy), Antonietta Fiorito, Renato Navarrini (doctor), Edwige Fenech (Manuela), Isarco Ravaioli (Deputy Hold)
  • Uncredited actors: Gilberto Galimberti (stranger with purplish red shirt)
  • Director: Piero Pierotti
  • Story: Piero Pierotti
  • Screenlay: Piero Pierotti
  • Cinematography: Fausto Zuccoli [Technicolor - widescreen]
  • Music: Carlo Savina
  • Song: "Arizona Is Waiting" sung by Raoul
  • Producers: Enrico Gianni, Vinod Pathak


Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 99 min

Release Dates

  • June 4, 1969 (Italy)

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