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His Name Was King (1971)

Lo chiamavano King (original title)
A bounty hunter tracks a vicious gang of gunrunners across the border into Mexico.

Director:

Giancarlo Romitelli (as Don Reynolds)

Writers:

Renato Savino (story), Renato Savino (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Harrison ... John 'King' Marley
Anne Puskin Anne Puskin ... Carol Marley
Goffredo Unger ... Ben Benson (as John Silver)
Lorenzo Fineschi Lorenzo Fineschi ... A Benson brother
Lucio Zarini Lucio Zarini ... A Benson brother
Tom Felleghy Tom Felleghy ... Major Ericson
Giuseppe Monteverdi Giuseppe Monteverdi
John Bartha ... Sheriff Roberts
Federico Boido ... Sam Benson (as Rick Boyd)
Paolo Magalotti Paolo Magalotti ... Sergeant with binoculars
Ada Pometti Ada Pometti ... Mexican girl with braids
Giorgio Dolfin Giorgio Dolfin ... Smuggler with Gatlin gun
Luciano Pigozzi ... Mr. Collins
Marco Zuanelli Marco Zuanelli ... Pepe Mestas
Vassili Karis Vassili Karis ... One of Foster's deputies
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Storyline

A bounty hunter tracks a vicious gang of gunrunners across the border into Mexico.

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Western

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

18 May 1971 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

His Name Was King See more »

Filming Locations:

Elios Film, Rome, Lazio, Italy See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Foro Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Body count: 50. See more »

Quotes

Brian Foster: In the name of the law, I declare you under arrest...
John 'King' Marley: In the name of what law...?... yours...?
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Referenced in Let There Be Sound (2016) See more »

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His Name was King
Sung by Ann Collin
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A very unimaginative Italian western.
22 October 2003 | by SorsimusSee all my reviews

Mish mash of a western from Italy.

King is a bountyhunter after a vicious gang of brothers who are selling gatling guns to Mexicans.

Boring, uneven, uninspired and unimaginative run of the mill spaghetti western. Only scenes that work are the ones where Klaus Kinski appears on screen, which is alltogether about 10 minutes anyway.

Best missed.

Released on video in Finland in the early eighties.


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