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Old 15th July 2016, 04:48 PM
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Default The Last Hard Men (1976)

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I didn't know you actually enjoyed westerns that much, Inspector.

Do you have a lot of them? Any particular favourites or type of western?

This might seem blindingly obvious but i like the ones shot on location. There were a hell of a lot of 50's ones that never left a Hollywood sound stage.
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I didn't know you actually enjoyed westerns that much, Inspector.

Do you have a lot of them? Any particular favourites or type of western?

This might seem blindingly obvious but i like the ones shot on location. There were a hell of a lot of 50's ones that never left a Hollywood sound stage.
Im a big fan of spaghetti and of course the westerns,I really like the films that came out of Us during the late 60's and early 70's,Vietnam allegory and all that.So stuff like Soldier Blue,The Wild Bunch,A Man Called Horse,Butch Cassidy and the sundance Kid,Lawman,EL Topo,well the list is endless,I us to have a thing for Champion the Wonder Horse to.
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Im a big fan of spaghetti and of course the westerns,I really like the films that came out of Us during the late 60's and early 70's,Vietnam allegory and all that.So stuff like Soldier Blue,The Wild Bunch,A Man Called Horse,Butch Cassidy and the sundance Kid,Lawman,EL Topo,well the list is endless,I us to have a thing for Champion the Wonder Horse to.
I highly recommend McCabe and Mrs Miller for you. A truly original western from Robert Altman.
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I highly recommend McCabe and Mrs Miller for you. A truly original western from Robert Altman.
Yes now on my wishlist,cheers.
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Neal Hefti - Duel At Diablo

A cracking theme song.

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A cracking theme song.
Good film as well. One of the few films to acknowledge black Americans actually existed beyond being servants to the wealthy.
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A Man Called Sledge (1970)

It is always nice seeing actors play against type and just so slightly out of there comforts zone on occasions.And while James Garner is no stranger to being in westerns,in Sledge he is not his usual affable and friendly self,and is more like the charcrter he played in Duel at Diablo.Although in Sledge Garners character is definitely much more defined as the bad guy as he leads a posse of robbers and thieves. And as far as I am aware this was to be Garners only Spaghetti western,which according to the internet was not a happy experience for the actor.Also there seem to be problems with who actually directed the movie.with Vic Morrow credited as the director and Giorgio Gentili uncredited Any how its mid paced action western with all the requisite spaghetti western traits but with a more heavier American cast than usual,Dennis Weaver as Erwin Ward, John Marley as 'Old Man' and also Claude Akins as Hooker rounding out the American actors .Eye candy is supplied by the lovely Laura Antonelli who was in Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs (1966) and Venus in Furs (1969). A Man Called Sledge while nowhere near on the grand scale of say Sergio Leone's masterpieces ,it does have a rather impressive story line involving the robbery of a maximum security prison that has a gold shipment locked in its vaults for protection.It is the subsequent gold and the detrimental effect it has on the gang that take up the secound half of the film ,there is no honour among these thieves. Shame Garner never did any more of these grittier westerns as he has just as much screen presence as Eastwood and could of carved out a nice tough guy screen image just like Van Cleef did.Probably recommended for die hard Spaghetti western and James Garner devotees.
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lovely Laura Antonelli
Thought it was her in the still. . Is the film available on dvd, it sounds pretty good?
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Thought it was her in the still. . Is the film available on dvd, it sounds pretty good?
There is a US region 1 dvd and a new German release on dvd and blu ray both englais friendly.
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