Quattro carogne a Malopasso – Italian title
A 1989 Italian production [Gli Amici del Cinema (Rome)]
Producers: V. Colomba (Vito Colomba), A. Genco, N.
Vultaggio (Nicola Vultaggio)
Director: Vito Colomba
Story: Vito Colomba
Teleplay: Vito Colomba
Photography: Aldo Gibarosa [color]
Running time: 92 minutes
Bill Nelson – Salvatore Cipponeri
Sam O’Hara – Tony Genco
Mary O’Hara – Caterina Pace
Parker – Daniele D’Angelo
Rudo – Nicola Vultaggio
Judge – Nino Scaduto
Cicso – Vito Gagliano
Rio – Salvatore Periano
Roccia – Nicola Mangiapane
Tom – Carmelo Monreale
Orson – Pietro Parisi
Roger – Salvatori Avola
Priest – Antonio Rizzo
With: Vito Adragna, Salvatore Avila, Ignazio Capizzi,
Salvatore Coppola, Carlo Di Liberto, Maria Fonte, Vito Fonte, Gino Lombardo,
Antoinio Loria, Andrea Maiorana, Salvatore Maiorana, Paolo Montastero,
Salvatore Monteleone, Giuseppe Morana, Salvatore Oddo, Francesco Pagoto, Nino
Poma, Mario Sansica, Salvatore Sansone, Massimo Valenti, Nino Vario
Bill Nelson, returns to his hometown, Malopasso, after
ten years of absence to find his parents. Stopping at the house of the sheriff
Sam Ohara, he discovers that his parents were killed by bandits. The Sheriff
provides the only clue found at the crime scene, a horseshoe engraved with a
Nelson leaves the sheriff's house and goes to the saloon.
Questioning the maid, he discovers that the town is plagued by Parker, a
gangster who dominates the area, and realizes that he is the one behind the
death of the parents.
In saloon Nelson begins his personal crusade against
Parker, killing some of his henchmen and leaving one alive one, so he can warn
Parker of his arrival.
As he wanders the valleys around Malopasso, Nelson is
wounded by Parker’s henchmen but manages to escape and is rescued by Ohara and
his daughter Mary who take him to the sheriff’s house.
While Nelson lies wounded in the house of the sheriff,
Ohara decides to act against Parker aided only by his deputy. Betrayed by the
judge, Ohara falls victim to an ambush of Parker and his men.
Nelson decides to find out where Parker is hiding, and to
do that he helps one of Parker’s held in the county jail to escape. Nelson then
forces the man, named Cisco, to confess where Parker is hiding.
Nelson returns to the town and tries to convince the
people of Malopasso to join him in defeating Parker and his men: only Santarita
Roger, a friend of the killer's father Bill and another cowboy decide to join
Before reaching Parker, the three are stopped by Cisco,
who has been elected sheriff in the place of the deceased Ohara. Mary O’Hara is
terribly disappointed that a former henchman of Parker’s was elected sheriff by
the victims of the criminal induces Nelson to give up his plans for revenge and
to go away with her.
The made for TV film was telecast on Italy 1 on the ‘Never
say TV’ film series on August 14, 1989.