Vendo cara la pelle

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Vendo cara la pelle (Italy 1968 / Director: Ettore Maria Fizzarotti)

  • Runtime: 87 min
  • Release Date: 16.5.1968

Also known as

I'll Sell My Skin Dearly (U.S.A.) | Zum Abschied noch ein Totenhemd (Germany) | O filho de Shane (Portugal) | Je vends cher ma peau (France) | Vendo cara la piel (Spain) | Vendo Caro Minha Pele (Brazil) | Idamdan kacanlar | The Hangman's Tree

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Mike Marshall (Shane), Michèle Girardon (Georgiana Bennett), Valerio Bartoleschi (Kristian Bennett), Dane Savours (Ralph Magdalena), Spartaco Conversi [as Spean Convery](Benson), Germano Longo [as Grant Laramy](Father Dominique Magdalena)
  • Also with: Serafino Profumo (Sheriff Hardy), Ake Wahl (Monco), Paolo Magalotti (Carl), Ennio Pagliani (Carl's buddy), Furio Meniconi (John Shane), Anna Manduchi (Mrs Shane), Sandro Scarchilli (Gonzalez), Fulvio Pellegrino (storekeeper), Fulvio Mingozzi (Deputy Jimmy), Calogero Azzaretto (priest)
  • Story: Giovanni Simonelli
  • Screenplay: Giovanni Simonelli, Ettore Fizzarotti
  • Cinematography: Stelvio Massi [Eastmancolor - widescreen]
  • Camera Operator: Joe D'Amato (Aristide Massaccesi)
  • Music: Enrico Ciacci + Marcello Marocchi
  • Song: "Come se fosse gia' autunno" sung by Nico e I Gabbiani
  • Producer: Carlo Valerio

Synopsis

Shane (Mike Marshall) returns home after 12 years to avenge the murder of his family, but after being injured he is rescued and tended to by a young widow and her son.

Opinions

This very rare film is actually pretty entertaining. Although the lead actor - a poor imitation of Gianni Garko - does a really bad job and the film is poorly edited, it offers a nice revenge story, good photography and nice action. --Sebastian 21:18, 11 Aug 2005 (CEST)

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