Blindman is a curiosity from 1971 that i previously panned after viewing an allegedly remastered dvd edition that looked barely better than a vhs transfer. Rohan toughest journey starts in his quest of vengeance for supriyas indirect murderers. The list contains the best, new and most relevant blind man movies ordered by relevance. Unfortunately, for blindman, it turns out that his. Blindman, a unique spaghetti western full of sarcasm, has one of the genres. A blind, but deadly gunman tony anthony, is hired to escort fifty mailorder brides to their miner husbands. A different kind of spaghetti western based on japanese blind swordsmen movies and filled with nudity. It is a line which tony anthony as the eponymous blindman repeats to. His business partners double cross him, selling the women. The films protagonist, played by anthony, is an homage to kan shimozawas zatoichi character. Agneta eckemyr, magda konopka, malisa longo, and janine. Beneath the ringo starr stuntcasting and the blindsploitation hook, blindman is a competent and fairly entertaining late entry spaghetti western.
A pistolpacker with a sureshot reputation gets a very unusual assignment in the spaghetti western spoof blindman 1971. Sometimes a movie comes along with a title so perfect youre afraid to see it because that might spoil everything. The film has achieved cult status over the years, mainly due to the involvement of ringo starr, a former member of the beatles, in one of the roles. Deadpan rich boy harold bud cort keeps staging elaborate suicide tableaux to get the attention of his mother vivian pickles, but she keeps planning his brilliant future for him instead. Through friends, he meets supriya, a working woman who is also blind, but proudly independent.
Abkco films in 1971, ringo starr had a starring role in a cult spaghetti western movie called blindman, which was directed by veteran italian filmmaker ferdinando baldi. Blindman is a 1971 spaghetti western film directed by ferdinando baldi and co written and coproduced by tony anthony. A different kind of spaghetti western based on japanese blind swordsmen movies. Blindmanstarring tony anthony and ringo starr is what i consider a special spaghetti western movie. Blindman is a 1971 spaghetti western film directed by ferdinando baldi and cowritten and coproduced by tony anthony. The film fits rather comfortably into the latter part of longfellows famous nursery rhyme. A blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. Tony anthony stars as the blindman, whos been hired to escort 50 mail order brides to a mining camp in lost creek, texas. A different kind of spaghetti western based on japanese blind swordsmen movies and filled with nudity and violence. Overview of blindman, 1972, directed by ferninando baldi, with tony anthony, ringo starr, lloyd battista, at turner classic movies. Problem is, a man called skunk has absconded with the 50 women. Blindman 1971 mit tony anthony, ringo starr, lloyd battista, magda konopka, raf baldassarre musik. Blindman, a 1971 spaghetti western featuring ringo starr.
Blindman 1971 a bland and imminently forgettable spaghetti western, blindman rarely engages. Rohan is a kind, happy young man who has been blind since birth and works as a voiceover artist for a living. A blind actor discovers his wife is cheating on him with his best friend, and hatches a plot to murder them both. In the english countryside, sarah rexton mia farrow, recently blinded in a horse riding accident, moves in with her uncles family and gallantly. With tony anthony, ringo starr, lloyd battista, magda konopka. Such a work is crimson bat, blind swordswoman, which plays every now and then in the japanese film series up at francis w. A blind gunman tony anthony escorts a group of fifty women to texas, where they are to be married to miners. Blindman, the 1971 cult spaghetti western starring tony anthony and ringo starr and directed by ferdinando baldi david and goliath starring orson welles, will be released on dvd, bluray and in digital formats on november 4 by abkco films. He is also a fast and deadly with a gun and has an apparent psychic connection with his horse. Blind bag haul with mlp blind bags, lps blind bags surprise toy friends stf. His business partners double cross him, selling the women to bandit domingo. Invisible man in mexico 1958 the anonymous venetian 1970 american taboo 1983 downhill racer 1969 sunshine 1973 opening night 1977 wishmaster 3 beyond the gates of hell 2001 the man from acapulco 1973 one trick pony 1980 echoes of paradise 1987 the kiss 1988 blind justice 1994 oasis of fear 1971. After fifty mailorder brides are kidnapped by bandits, the blind gunfighter hired to escort them. Longstreet is an american crime drama series that was broadcast on the abc in the 19711972 season see 1971 in television.
Pier giovanni anchisi, tony anthony, tony anthony, lloyd battista. Blindman 1972 cast and crew a blind sharpshooter tony anthony with a guide horse clashes with bandits who want to steal his shipment of mailorder brides. The fact is that blindman is very much a film of its time and 1971 was a time when the boundaries of censorship in regard to nudity on screen were being drastically relaxed for the first time. The gunman is known as blindman, precisely because he is a blind man. The newly restored versions are in hd, mastered from the original 35mm negative.
The blind gunfighter is a 1971 italian spaghetti western film directed by ferdinando baldi. Blindman 1971 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Meredith giangrande in van wilder in fresh man year 2009. The fact is that blindman is very much a film of its time and 1971 was. Tony anthony plays sight challenged gunman blindman, a man on a mission to rescue a bevy of bridestobe whom hed been transporting across country to satiate the. A young man with a death wish and a 79yearold high on life find love in hal ashbys cult black comedy. The main character is an homage to kan shimozawas zatoichi character. Tony anthony is the blindman, a blind gunfighter who rarely misses, and then makes up for his misses by getting off another shot. His business partners double cross him by selling the women to bandit domingo. Blindman 1971 posted by mark franklin on feb 3, 2017 tony anthony stars as the blindman, whos been hired to escort 50 mail order brides to a mining camp in lost creek, texas. Vintage 1971 spaghetti western blindman 8x10 color movie. All courtesy of the very capable exploitation director ferdinando baldi.
The former beatles drummer portrayed a lovesick mexican bandit named candy in the film, which was inspired by the. Director ferdinando baldis spaghetti take on the immensely popular. The story of a sharpshooting blindman trying to find 50 women stolen from him in the wild west gets quickly lost in the desert and mostly walks around in circles. A blind gunman tony anthony escorts a group of fifty women to texas, where they are to be. Those cringeworthy scenes, in addition to the rather large blood squibs used during shootouts resulted in blindman being heavily cut or even banned outright in 1971 when it was released. Blindman, a blind gunfighter who must rely on his horse and his hearing, chasing after 50 women he has shopped for texas miners.
Blindman, a unique spaghetti western full of sarcasm, has one of the genres most bizarre storylines. The blind gunfighter is a 1971 spaghetti western film directed by ferdinando baldi and cowritten and coproduced by tony anthony. Ringo gets second billing although his part is more third billing worthy. We wish we had a nickel for every time some producer cleverly titled his film blind mans bluff then offered us a sightless hero or heroine. Sadly the blind man cant understand the magnitude of his peculiar good fortune.
A 90minute pilot movie of the same name aired prior to the debut of the series as an abc movie of the week. At night, neville avoids the mutants, who, due to their sensitivity to. After fifty mailorder brides are kidnapped by bandits, the blind gunfighter hired to escort them heads into mexico in pursuit. R, 1 h 45 min tony anthony, ringo starr, lloyd battista, magda konopka director. Now, a restored, highdef version of the flick will be released on dvd, bluray and digitally on november 4. Blindman 1971 one of the most stylish and enjoyable spaghetti westerns to come out of the early 70s features blind gunman tony anthony escorting a group of fifty women to texas, where they are to be married to miners.1 1058 1173 371 1405 809 1565 36 153 1263 1018 546 324 592 1569 324 1517 1104 12 560 804 623 1000 614 124 1315 490 145 222 1207 978 537 942 34 793 869 673