Tag Archives: Marianne Koch
Clint el solitario / Clint the Stranger (1967) Alfonso Balcázar, George Martin, Marianne Koch, Gerhard Riedmann, Western
Clint Harrison is a gunslinger that has been running from vengeful foes for years. He returns to the town he abandoned years earlier to find that his family has moved away to get away from his bad reputation.
The Devil’s Agent (1962) John Paddy Carstairs, Peter van Eyck, Marianne Koch, Macdonald Carey, Drama, Mystery
Blind Justice / Unter Ausschluß der Öffentlichkeit (1961) Harald Philipp, Peter van Eyck, Marianne Koch, Eva Bartok, Drama
This tale of courtroom drama, espionage, and Peter van Eyck being super cool as usual casts our lead as a District Attorney becomes deeply involved in a murder case after the suspect produces a surprise witness.
Der letzte Ritt nach Santa Cruz / The Last Ride to Santa Cruz (1964) Rolf Olsen, Edmund Purdom, Mario Adorf, Marianne Koch, Western
Pedro Ortiz (Mario Adorf) is released from prison and returns soon to free a young man called Carlos (Thomas Fritsch). Together with Jose (Klaus Kinski) and Fernando (Sieghardt Rupp), they start a new gang for bank robbery and the usual things bandits do. They take Ortiz’ friend Juanita (Marisa Mell) and the servile piano player Woody (Walter Giller) with them. When former sheriff Kelly (Edmund Purdom) follows them, they take his wife Liz (Marianne Koch) and his young son for hostages.
A Fistful Of Dollars / Per un pugno di dollari (1964) Sergio Leone, Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volontè, Marianne Koch, Action, Western, Drama
An anonymous, but deadly man rides into a town torn by war between two factions, the Baxters and the Rojo’s. Instead of fleeing or dying, as most other would do, the man schemes to play the two sides off each other, getting rich in the bargain.
Ludwig II: Glanz und Ende eines Königs / Mad Emperor: Ludwig II (1955) Helmut Käutner, O.W. Fischer, Marianne Koch, Paul Bildt, Biography, Drama, History
King Ludwig II of Bavaria is frustrated, having to accept parliament’s will to join Bismarck, rather he his cultured Habsburg friends, in wars. His love-life being as fruitless, he seeks comfort in art. But building fairytale castles and an even grander opera for his musical idol Wagner proves so expensive, his cabinet ends up resorting to formally challenging his mental health, plausible as his beloved brother Otto contracted schizophrenia earlier. Tragedy now lurks in Ludwig’s prison-castle.