Sunday, April 29, 2012

LYNCHING


Carogne si nasce – Italian title
Linchamiento – Italian title
Lynching – French title
Die Stunde der Aasgeier – German title
Lynching – German title
Aftoi pou xehasan ton nomo – Greek title
Lyntsarisma – Greek title
Ringo naciste carrona – Mexican title
If One is Born a Swine… Kill Him – English title
Cry of Death – U.K. title
Lynching – U.S. title

A 1968 Italian production [Silpal Cinematografica (Milan), Pegaso Film (Rome)]
Producer: Alberto Silvestri
Director: Al Bradley (Alfonso Brescia)
Story: Augusto Finocchi, Aldo Lado
Screenplay: Augusto Finocchi, Aldo Lado
Cinematography: Fausto Rossi [Eastmancolor, Cromoscope]
Music: Lallo Gori
Running time: 104 minutes

Cast:
Deputy Marshal Grant/Marshal Clem Harrison – Glenn Saxson (Roel Bos)
Morgan ‘Mule’ Pitt – Gordon Mitchell (Charles Pendleton)
Deputy Norton Carradine – Philippe Hersent (Bernard Koowots)
Katie Simpson – Mavi (Maria Bardanzellu)
Mayor Johnson – King Mac Queen (Renato Baldini)
Tex Thomas – John Bartha (J√°nos Bartha)
Frank Ryan – Evar Maran (Evaristo Maran)
Bill Ryan – Roberto Messina
Allan Adams – Nello Pazzafini (Giovanni Pazzafini)
Doctor David Logan – Feruccio Virotti
Bishop – Lucio Rosato
Mary Ryan – Mirella Pamphili (Azzurra Pamphilli)
Sheriff Brown – Spartaco Conversi (Espartaco Conversi)
Jared/Garrett – Paolo Magalotti
Jess Tappman – Tony Norton (Antonio Monselesan)
Billy Ryan – Edgardo Siroli
With: Edmund Lista (Edmea Lisi), Alberto Silvestri, Fortunato Arena


In Hustonville, Texas, a group of farmers, are among other major shareholders of the local bank, which closing mortgages, harassing farmers and are being subjected to every kind of humiliation. The Judge of the County sends a District Attorney to investigate. At the same time a famous killer, Morgan Pitt, nicknamed the ‘Mule’, arrives in town. Article in the Hustonville newspaper, state that the District Attorney Harrison is famous for his rigorous investigations. This puts the banking group in a state of concern as they were behind the lynching of Ryan, a settler, fearing that they too will be discovered, hire Pitt to kill the attorney which will halt the investigation. But Harrison and ‘Mule’, whose true identity is that of a federal marshal, manage, after various problems, to expose and subdue the sinister gang.

 

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