1968 – The Valley Of Death

★★★☆☆ W. Germany / Italy / Yugoslavia. 1h29m. Western. Directed by Harald Reinl. Written by Herbert Reinecker, Harald Reinl (screenplay) and Karl May (story). Cinematography by Ernst W. Kalinke. Edited by Hermann Haller. Music by Martin Böttcher. Starring Lex Barker, Pierre Brice, Rik Battaglia, Karin Dor, Ralf Wolter, Clarke Reynolds, Kurt Waitzmann, Heinz Welzel, Branko Ŝpoljar.

The last in a series of films based on Karl May novels. These had previously enjoyed major commercial success, although this film’s box office returns were disappointing. It was effectively a remake of an earlier film in the series Treasure of the Silver Lake.

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