Saturday, March 13, 2010

A COFFIN FOR THE SHERIFF

Una bara per lo sceriffo – Italian title
Una tumba para el sheriff – Spanish title
Un ataud para el sheriff – Argentinean title
Um caixão para o xerife – Brazilian title
Un cercueil pour le sheriff – French title
Eine Bahre für den Sheriff – German title
Joe Logan rechnet ab – German title
Ena feretro gia ton serifi - Greek title
Joe Logan sieht rot – Dutch title
En Kista för Sheriffen – Swedish title
Tomb for the Sheriff – U.K. title
Dollars to Die For – English title
A Lone and Angry Man – U.S.A. title
A Coffin for the Sheriff – U.S.A. title

A 1965 Italian, Spanish co-production [Nike Cinematografica (Rome), Estela Film (Madrid)]
Producer: Luigi Mondello, Roberto Santini, Eduardo Manzanos
Director: William Hawkins (Mario Caiano)
Story: David Moreno, James Reed (Guido Malatesta)
Screenplay: David Moreno, James Reed (Guido Malatesta)
Cinematography: Julio Ortas Plaza [Eastmancolor, Panavision]
Music: Francesco De Masi
Song: “A Lone and Angry Man” sung by Peter Tevis
Running time: 95 minutes

Cast:
Sheriff “Texas” Joe Logan/Shenandoah - Anthony Steffen (Antonio de Teffe)
Russell Murder/Murdock/Banner - Eduardo Fajardo
Wilson - George Rigaud (Pedro Delissetche)
Miss Jane Wilson - Luciana Gilli
Red Wolf/Lupe Rojo - Armando Calvo (Armando Gespier)
Lulu Belle - Fulvia Franco
Jerry Krueger - Arthur Kent (Arturo Dominici)
Wolf/Rojo henchman - Tomás Torres, Miguel de la Riva, Lucio de Santis, Francisco Braña (Francisco Pérez)
Wolf’s/Rojo’s woman - María Vico
Sheriff Gallagher - Miguel Del Castillo
banker - Santiago Rivero
piano player - Saturno Cerra (Saturnino Cerra)
Slim - Jesús Tordesillas (Jesús Fernandez)
with; Bob Johnson, Rafael Vaquero, Francisco Alacid, Antonio Orengo (Antonio Alonso), Rafael Hernández (Esteban Herrero), Rafael Ibáñez, Luis Barboo, Gonzalo Brano


A mysterious gunman named Joe Logan/Shenandoah joins a gang of outlaws lead by Lupe Rojo. He's put to the test immediately by told to hunt down a member of the gang who has twelve bullets while Joe only is permitted two. Joe succeeds and is permitted to accompany the gang in their attempt to rob a wealthy rancher. Joe knows the rancher and warns him of the plot. Lupe now suspects Joe has warned the rancher and he is beaten up in hopes he will reveal his true identity. Joe tells them his real reason fro joining the gang. It seems one of the gang members killed his wife and he is there seeking revenge.

4 comments:

  1. A very good western !
    Thanks : Steffen is one of my favorite ...
    Jane is Luciana Gilli .
    Are you sure that Karl Hirenbach is Peter ? Because Hirenbach is the real name of Peter Lee Lawrence ...
    Rex Lee.

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  2. Luciana Gilli was a typo and has been corrected. You are also correct Karl Hirenbach is Peter Lee Lwarence's real name and he is not in this film. Thanks Rex, much appreciated.

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  3. My pleasure , Tom !
    Rex Lee.

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  4. Brazilian titlte {frente a frente com os pistoleiros]

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