Saturday, September 27, 2014


Wanted Sabata – International title
Kataziteitai o Sabata – Greek title
A 1970 Italian production [Three Star Films (Rome)]
Producer: Walter Brandi, Ralph Zucker
Director: Robert Johnson/Morris (Roberto Mauri)
Story: Roberto Mauri, Ambrogio Molteni (Palmambrogio Molteni)
Screenplay: Roberto Mauri, Ambrogio Molteni (Palmambrogio Molteni)
Cinematography: Mario Mancini [Telecolor, CinemaScope]
Music: Vassili Kojucharov
Running time: 88 minutes
Sabata – Brad Harris (Bradford Harris)
Jim Sparrow – Vassili Karis (Vassili Karamesinis)
Willy – Sergio Testori
Mexicans – Giovanni Cianfrigilia, Artemio Antonini
With: Elena Pedemonte, Gino Lavagetto (Luigi Lavagetto), Paul Carter (Paolo Magalotti), Maria Luisa Sala, Emilio Messina, Roberto Messina, Pietro Fumelli, Gino Turini (Giulio Turini), Irio Fantini (Eirio Fantini), Elena Marchiani (Eleanora Marchiani), Cesar Ojinaga, Claudio Trionfi, Ezio Vergari, Emilio Zago
At a ranch, Jim Sparrow a professional bounty killer, kills the owner's brother, Willy, and puts the blame on Sabata. Four witnesses paid for by Jim accuse Sabata and he is sentenced to be hanged. But an unknown savior send through the window of the jail a weapon in which Sabata, is able to escape injuring the jailer, who is killed by another’s hand. The public prosecutor finds Sabata guilty of this murder also, and a bounty is placed on his head. While the posse is hunting for Sabata during the night a man who resembles him is killed by one of his accusers. The size of the bounty is increased to eight thousand dollars. During the search, Sabata is able to convince the sheriff of his innocence. Together they capture Jim Sparrow and force him to confess. Now it is Jim who is imprisoned and forced to face the gallows.

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