Tuesday, May 31, 2011

GUNFIGHT AT HIGH NOON

I tre spietati - Italian title
El sabor de la venganza - Spanish title
Les trois implacables - French title
Abrechnung in Veracruz - German title
Treis ahoristoi ehthroi - Greek title
Pitiless Three - South African title
3 blodshämnare - Swedish title
Smak Zemsty - Polish title
Sons of Vengeance - U.S.A. title
Born to Kill - U.S.A. title
The Three Ruthless Ones - U.S.A. title
Gunfight at High Noon - English title

A 1963 Spanish, Italian co-production [Centauro Films (Madrid), PEA (Rome)]
Producers: Manuel Castedo, Adriano Merkel
Director: J.R. Marchent (Joaquín Romero Marchent)
Story: J.R. Marchent (Joaquín Romero Marchent), Jesus L. Navarro (Jesus Luis Carrión), Rafael Romero Marchent
Screenplay: J.R. Marchent (Joaquín Romero Marchent), Jesus L. Navarro (Jesus Luis Carrión), Rafael Romero Marchent, Marcello Fondato
Cinematography: Rafael Pacheco (Rafael de Usa) [Eastmancolor, Totalscope]
Music: Riz Ortolani (Riziero Ortolani)
Song: "This Time of the Year" sung by ?
Running time: 97 minutes

Cast:
Jeff Walker - Richard Harrison
Brad Walker - Billy Hyden (Miguel Palenzuela)
Chet/Chris Walker - Robert Hundar (Claudio Undari)
Suzanne/Susan Westfall - Evelyn Merril (Gloria Osuna)
Pedro Ramirez - Fernando Sancho (Fernando Les)
Louis Walker - Gloria Milland (Maria Fie)
James Walker - José Riesgo
Richard - José Manuel Martin (José Perez)
Westfall - Andrew Scott (Luigi Radici)
Judge Glenn - Paco Sanz (Francsico Sanz)
Palmer/Parker - Aldo Sambrell (Alfredo Brell)
Grayson - Alfonso Rojas (Alfonso Gonzalez)
Merle - José Truchado (José Reyes)
Charlie - Carlos Romero Marchent
Maika - Dina Loy
Rock - Freddie Toehl
Palmer/Parker henchman - Gaspar González
Commissioner - Emilio Rodríguez
barman - Ricardo G. Lilló
townsman - Rufino Inglés (Rufino García)
farmer - Rafael Vaquero
farmer’s wife - Magda Maldonado
Brad as a child - Pablito Alonso
Jeff as a child - Luis Miguel Arranz
Chris as a child - Enrique Hernández
with: Raf Baldassrre (Rafaelle Baldassarre), Joaquín Burgos, Marcelo González, Miguel Merino, Ricardo Rodríguez


The year is 1875. Louise Walker lives with her husband James and their three children at a small ranch in a location near the Mexican border. One day when Louise is alone with the youngsters four outlaws, fugitives from justice, show up at the ranch. Try to steal some horses and try to molest Louise. During the fighting and struggle to defend her honor, comes her husband, who kills one of the intruders. After a shootout James dies and two of the outlaws flee leaving the other. Ever since that day Louise thinks only of revenge and to get even someday. To this end she in her children a hatred for the outlaws and hopes they will carry out her desire for hatred and revenge. Jeff Walker turns to the law and becomes a marshal while his brothers Chris and Brad decide to carry out their own brand of justice. In the end Louise will pay a terrible price for her agenda.

1 comment:

  1. This was made into a highly successful HINDI Bollywood movie called YAADON KI BARAAT during 1960-70's. The Indian audience were never told about the source. Pliagirism at its best! This movie made Zeenat Aman into a highly successful BOLLYWOOD heroines.

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