This genre package from the label Cinevision International brings into a single collection twelve feature-length westerns pulled from various countries and years. Most of the titles in the line-up are B-grade oaters issued theatrically in the late 1960s and early 1970s, often as the second halves of double-bills. The program begins with four lesser-known Eurowesterns produced in the peak years of the spaghetti western: A MAN CALLED NOON (1972), FISTFUL OF LEAD (1970), DAYS OF WRATH (1967), A TOWN CALLED HELL (1971). The fifth feature, GUNS OF DIABLO, constitutes a U.S. made for television movie from 1964, starring Charles Bronson and directed by Boris Sagal (THE OMEGA MAN). The next film in the line-up, 1971's CAIN'S CUTTHROATS, stars John Carradine, Scott Brady and Robert Dix, in the tale of a former captain from the Civil War who decides to hunt down the individuals who massacred his family. 1969's DEATH RIDES A HORSE stars genre favorites Lee Van Cleef and John Philip Law (BARBARELLA), in the ultraviolent tale of two friends who team up and journey across the West, each one seeking violent retribution for a personal injustice. 1971's RED SUN (one of the highest-profiled titles in the collection) brings together superstars Charles Bronson , Toshiro Mifune and Ursula Andress, and director Terence Young (WAIT UNTIL DARK), in the unusual story of a thief (Bronson) and a samurai warrior (Mifune) who team up to retrieve a rare Japanese sword in the Old West. The 1968 CUSTER OF THE WEST, by director Robert Siodmak, stars Robert Shaw (JAWS) in a biopic of General George Armstrong Custer. Another well-known Bronson title, 1973's CHINO, concerns a half-Native American man who must struggle to protect his horse ranch. The feature BORDER SHOOTOUT went direct-to-video in 1990; it stars Glenn Ford as an aging sheriff transporting a violent criminal to a federal prison. Finally, THE RUTHLESS FOUR stars Klaus Kinski and Van Heflin, in the tale of four prospectors during the days of the Nevada gold rush; it was directed by Giorgio Capitani (LOBSTER FOR BREAKFAST).
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