The villainous mining boss Coy LaHood is intent on getting all the gold for his large company. LaHood isn’t too thrilled about all the local pan miners around who don’t work for the company, and he attempts to drive them out of town. Fortunately for the locals, a savior shows up. He’s a quiet man who simply goes by the title of “Preacher”. LaHood isn’t going to let some skillful gunfighter ruin his business plans, and hires a corrupt U.S. Marshall to take out this violent man of the cloth. There’s a showdown coming, no doubt about it. When the dust settles, who will be left standing? —DVDverdict.com
Perhaps the icon of macho movie stars, and a living legend, Clint Eastwood has become a standard in international cinema. Born on May 31, 1930 in San Francisco, the son of a steel worker, Eastwood was a college dropout from Los Angeles College, attempting a business related degree. He found work in such B-films as Tarantula (1955), and Francis in the Navy (1955) until he got his first breakthrough with the long-running TV series “Rawhide” (1959). As Rowdy Yates, he made the show his own and became a household name around the country.
But Eastwood found even bigger and better things with Per un pugno di dollari (1964) (“A Fistful of Dollars”), and Per qualche dollaro in più (1965) (“For a Few Dollars More”). But it was the second sequel to “A Fistful of Dollars” where he found one of his trademark roles: Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. (1966) (“The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”). The movie was a big hit and he became an instant international star. Eastwood got some excellent roles… read more
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