Death Walks in Laredo

Death Walks in Laredo (Italian: Tre pistole contro Cesare, also known as Three Golden Boys and The Pistol, the Karate and the Eye), is a 1967 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Enzo Peri and shot in Algeria.[1][2] It is also influenced by the Sword-and-sandal film genre.[3]

Death Walks in Laredo
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Directed byEnzo Peri
Written byEnzo Peri
Piero Regnoli
Produced byCarmine Bologna
CinematographyOtello Martelli
Edited byAdriana Novelli
Music byMarcello Giombini


Three men are each provided with a part of a map and a photograph from the time when they were children: the American Whitey, the Frenchman Étienne and the Japanese Lester. Their maps lead all of them to the same gold mine. When they meet they figure out they are all sons of the late mine owner Langdon. The land around the mine has been bequeathed to them and the saloon girl Mady whom they recognise as their sister. Nonetheless their heritage is under the sway of megalomaniac gangster boss Fuller, who dresses in toga and lives in a Roman-style palace with local women performing erotic dances. As a team they must fight him and his gang of thugs (who do wear Western outfit).



  1. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  2. ^ Marco Giusti (2007). Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 978-8804572770.
  3. ^ Fridlund, Bert: The Spaghetti Western. A Thematic Analysis. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company Inc., 2006 pp. 256-57.

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