Elgin Bates, a billionaire art collector, hires a British sociopath to help him find a priceless, long-lost, storied sculpture. Bates’s man unearths the sculpture in Greece, but it’s taken from him by Athens customs agents and put on a tourist ship bound for a museum on Lesbos.
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Seven Hours of Gunfire / Aventuras del Oeste (1965) Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent, Rik Van Nutter, Adrian Hoven, Gloria Milland, Western
When he was 12 years old, Bill Cody, later knew as Buffalo Bill, is rider for “pony express” carrying the mail through the wilds of America. It becomes later caravans guide. When driving one of them meets Luisa, the niece of a priest who tried to evangelize the savage tribes accompanied by a converted Indian. It is a dangerous time because, before the advancing white man, the Sioux tribes are buying weapons from unscrupulous dealers…
Julius Caesar (1970) Stuart Burge, Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Drama, History, War
All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes’ fickleness towards the events.
Ex-Green Beret Matt Collins is kidnapped along with his fiancée, Lauren Sadler, by crazed hunter extraordinaire Danton Vachs. Every year he holds a contest where people can purchase the right to hunt down and kill a human being.
The Tall T (1957) Budd Boetticher, Randolph Scott, Richard Boone, Maureen O’Sullivan, Romance, Thriller, Western
Having lost his horse in a bet, Pat Brennan hitches a ride with a stagecoach carrying newlyweds, Willard and Doretta Mims. At the next station the coach and its passengers fall into the hands of a trio of outlaws headed by a man named Usher. When Usher learns that Doretta is the daughter of a rich copper-mine owner, he decides to hold her for ransom.
Pruncul, petrolul si Ardelenii / The Oil, the Baby and the Transylvanians (1981) Dan Pita, Ilarion Ciobanu, Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan, Mircea Diaconu, Comedy, Western
The last part in the trilogy follows the three brothers on their way home, but having to settle in Swanton City where the eldest of them finds oil while digging for water. Romanian propaganda films were never that inventive.
Artista, dolarii si Ardelenii / The Actress, the Dollars and the Transylvanians (1978) Mircea Veroiu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan, Mircea Diaconu, Western
The second film in the trilogy continues the American adventures of the three Transylvanian brothers, throwing in some more gunfights, bar brawls, train ambushes, bandits, Indians and a flamboyant cabaret actress.
Profetul, aurul si Ardelenii / The Prophet, the Gold and the Transylvanians (1978) Dan Pita, Mircea Veroiu, Ilarion Ciobanu, Ovidiu Iulian Moldovan, Mircea Diaconu, Comedy, Western
Two peasants from Transylvania go to America in order to meet their brother who had left Romania ten years earlier. They meet a prophet in the American state of Utah and eventually help the cause of justice in the villages where the prophet proves to be a dictator and exploiter of the coal miners over there.