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The Singer Not the Song (UK 1961 / Director: Roy Ward Baker)

  • Runtime: 132 min
  • Release Date: 10.1.1961
  • Filming Locations: Spain

Alternate titles

El demonio, la carne y el perdón (Spain) | De zanger, niet het lied (The Netherlands) | Le cavalier noir (France) | Le fléau de Quantana (France) | Sommer der Verfluchten (Germany) | E dio creo un uomo cosi (Italy) | Il coraggio e la sfida (Italy) | A esperanca nunca more (Portugal) | Den blodiga dalen (Sweden) | Hjertet og sværdet (Denmark) | Tuli ja tuhka (Finland) | I moira tous itan grammeni me aima (Greece) | Vadiler kahramani (Turkey) | The Singer Not the Song (U.S.A.)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Dirk Bogarde (Anacleto), John Mills (Father Keogh), Mylene Demongeot (Locha De Cortinez), Laurence Naismith (Old Uncle), John Bentley (chief of police), Leslie French (Father Gomez), Eric Pohlmann (Presidente), Roger Delgado (De Cortinez), Selma Vaz Dias (Chela), Serafina Di Leo (Jasefa), Jacqueline Evans (Dona Marian), Nyall Florenz (Vito), Philip Gilbert (Phil Brown), Lee Montague (Pepe), Laurence Payne (Pablo), Larry Taylor, Eileen Way, Marjorie Forsyth

  • Story:"The Singer Not the Song" by Audrey Erskine-Lindoo
  • Screenplay: Nigel Balchin
  • Cinematography: Otto Heller [Technicolor - Cinemascope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Philip Green
  • Producer: Roy Ward Baker


British western that narrates the conflict in a pueblecito of Mexico between a clergyman and a powerful local bandit, Anacleto, whose objective it is to dominate the town. Due to his hatred against the Church, Anacleto does everything that is in his power to make the new clergyman go away. He even begins to kill people of the area following the alphabetical order of their last names. Only the patience of the priest will help change the mind of the evildoer Anacleto and restore his faith in God.

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