Tuesday, August 24, 2010

DIG YOUR GRAVE FRIEND... SABATA'S COMING

Sei già cadavere amigo…ti cerca Garringo – Italian title
Abre tu fosa, amigo, llega Sábata revient – Spanish title
Sabata tegen Gringo – Dutch title
Kaiva hautasi, amigo – Sabata tulee – Finnish title
Creuse te tomba, garringo, Sábata revient – French title
Sur la tombe de Sabata – French title
Zwei Halleluja für den Teufel – German title
Skapse ton tafo sou…erhetai o Sabata – Greek title
Sabata, chega e mata - Portuguese title
Gräv dig grav-Sabata kommer! – Swedish title
Gringo vs Sabata – English title
Dig Your Grave Friend… Sartana’s Coming – English title
Dig Your Grave Friend… Sabata’s Coming – English title

A 1971 Italian, Spanish co-production [Devon Film (Rome), IFISA Film (Madrid)]
Producer: Luciano Martino, Ignacio F. Iquino (Ignacio Feres Iquino)
Director: John Wood (Juan Palau)
Story: Jackie Kelly (Juliana de la Fuente), Steve McCoy (Ignacio Iquino), Luciano Martino
Screenplay: Ignacio F. Iquino (Ignacio Feres Iquino), Sauro Scavolini
Cinematography: Luciano Trasatti, Floriano Trenker [Eastmancolor, Panavision]
Music: Henry Soteh (Enrique Escobar)
Running time: 90 minutes

Cast:
Steve McGowan - Richard Harrison
León Pompera - Fernando Sancho (Fernando Les)
James Miller - Alejandro Ulloa
George McGowan - Gustavo Re
Sábata - Raf Baldassarre (Raffaele Baldassarre)
Sheriff of Tombstone - Luis Induni (Luigi Radici)
Helen Kendall - Joan Rubin (Tania Alvarado)
Todd - Indio González (Gaspar González)
Murdy - Joaquín Blanco
Miguel - Fernando Robio (Fernando Rubio)
Morgan - Ricardo Moyán
stagecoach driver - Jarque Zurbano (Francisco Zurbano)
stagecoach passenger - Carlos Ronda
store owner - Luis Oar
Mexican driver - Manuel Bronchud
Mexican peasant - Juan Velilla
tailor - Juan Torres
telegrapher - Juan Fernández
stagecoach driver - Francsico Jarque
innkeeper - Irene D’Astrea
with; Tomás Torres, Leontine May (Leontina Mariotta), Brizio Montinaro


Miller, a rich mine owner aims to increase his holdings by forcing the neighboring farmers to sell him their lands at low prices. He's already murdered McGowan who tried to refuse his offer. Miller is now in the gunsights of McGowan's son Steve who has returned from the Civil War with the bandit Leon Pompero. After Steve disposes of Miller's henchmen, Miller hires the famous gunfighter Sabata with the assignment to hunt down the two. After a series of encounters the two rogues capture Helen, Miller's intended fiance. Helen falls in love with Steve and decides to help them out. Steve and Leon are captured but with Helen's help they escape dispose of Sabata and Miller in a final showdown.

2 comments:

  1. Portuguese Title:

    SABATA, CHEGA E MATA

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  2. Thanks Antonio. Portuguese title added to post.

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