Sunday, December 30, 2012


Il prezzo del potere - Italian title
La muerte de un presidente - Spanish title
Ringo y el precio del poder - Spanish title
En hämnares väg - Finnish title
Texas - French title
Blutiges Blei - German title
O Preço do Poder - Portuguese title
Det blodiga Dallas - Swedish title
Cena Vlasti - Yugoslavian title
A Bullet for the President - U.S.A. title
The Price of Power - English title

A 1969 Italian, Spanish co-production [Patry Film (Rome), Films Montana (Madrid)]
Producer: Bianco Manini
Director: Tonino Valerii (Antonio Valerii)
Story: Massimo Patrizi, Ernesto Gastaldi
Screenplay: Massimo Patrizi
Cinematography: Stelvio Massi [Technicolor, Techniscope]
Music: Luis Enriquez Bacalov
Song: “Catch a Star from the Sky” sung by Norma Jordan
Running time: 119 minutes

William ‘Bill’ Willer – Clint Eastman (Giuliano Gemma)
Arthur McDonald - Warren Vanders (Warren VanderSchuit)
President James Garfield - Van Johnson (Charles Johnson)
Lucretia Garfield - Maria Jesus Cuadra (Maria Perez)
Jack Donovan - Ray Saunders (Wilfred Saunders)
Sheriff Jefferson - Benito Stefanelli
Mr. Pinkerton - Fernando Rey (Fernando Arambillet)
Vice President - José Suárez (José Sánchez)
Nick - Manuel Zarzo (Manolo Zarza)
Wallace - Mike Harvey (Michael Harvey)
Governor of Texas - Julio Peña (Julio Muñoz)
Governor’s wife – Luisa Sala
Doctor Strips - Pepe Calvo (José Salgado)
Mr. Willer - Antonio Casas (Antonio Barros)
Mortimer - Frank Braña (Francisco Pérez)
Brett - Lorenzo Robledo
Deputies - José Canalejas, Carlos Bravo (Ramon Bravo), Riccardo Pizzuti
Annie Goddard - Norma Jordan
Slim – Joaquin Parra
Cotton - Ãngel Ãlvarez (Ãngel Fernández)
Pat – Francisco Sanz
Lawyer - Ãngel del Pozo (Ãngel Merino)
Wallace henchman – Paolo Figlia
With: Massimo Carocci, Franco Meroni, Luis Rico Pelaez, Ralph Neville, Lisardo Iglesias

At the end of the war of secession, President Garfiedl is committed to solve all the problems that gave rise to the conflict and to restore law and order to the Union. During a trip to the South, where the grievances still rage not yet, Garfield is assassinated by unknown assailants, in Dallas, Texas. The culprits are suspected to be William Willer and Jack Donovan, two Texans who had fought in the war for the Union army, under the command of then Colonel Garfield. While Donovan is killed during transfer to prison, Willer, manages to escape, and starts his own investigation of the crime and with the help of McDonald, secretary of the assassinated President, Willer discovers and punishes the real culprits for the death of President Garfield.

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