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One Damned Day at Dawn... Django Meets Sartana! (1970)

Quel maledetto giorno d'inverno... Django e Sartana all'ultimo sangue (original title)
The small desert town of Black City is held in a reign of terror by a nasty gang of criminals lead by the ruthless Bud Willer. Earnest, but inexperienced Sheriff Jack Ronson arrives in town... See full summary »


Demofilo Fidani (as Miles Deem)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Betts ... Django (as Hunt Powers)
Fabio Testi ... Sartana / Jack Ronson
Dino Strano Dino Strano ... Bud Willer (as Dean Stratford)
Benito Pacifico Benito Pacifico ... Paco Sanchez (as Dennis Colt)
Attilio Dottesio ... McLaren (as Dan Reesy)
Simonetta Vitelli ... Peter's Widow (as Simone Blondell)
Michele Branca Michele Branca ... Sanchez Henchman (as Michael Brank)
Celso Faria Celso Faria ... Frank Cutler
Roberto Danesi Roberto Danesi ... Mordera (as Robert Dannish)
Luciano Conti Luciano Conti ... Joe 'The Worm' Smith (as Lucky McMurray)
Mariella Palmich Mariella Palmich ... Widow Sturges
Franco Pasquetto Franco Pasquetto ... Peter Sturges
Pietro Torrisi ... Paco, the giant
Antonio Basile Antonio Basile ... Bart
Nuria Torray Nuria Torray


The small desert town of Black City is held in a reign of terror by a nasty gang of criminals lead by the ruthless Bud Willer. Earnest, but inexperienced Sheriff Jack Ronson arrives in town to establish law and order. Mysterious bounty hunter Django helps Ronson out. Written by Woodyanders

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Release Date:

25 June 1970 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Django Meets Sartana See more »

Filming Locations:

Elios Film, Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)


Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Mediocre western hiding behind a rip-off title
1 July 2015 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

ONE DAMNED DAY AT DAWN...DJANGO MEETS SARTANA! would have you believe it chronicles a meeting between those two icons of spaghetti western cinema, yet, as with so many others, the title is a misnomer and the names seem to have been added in post-production. That's particularly true in the case of Sartana (Fabio Testi), a rather weak and weedy sheriff who finds himself at the mercy of a criminal gang in this movie. At least Django is clad in black and thus looks the part...

This middling western involves the usual clichéd gang of criminals wreaking havoc in a western town and bumping off anybody who gets in their way. When Sartana arrives in town to clean things up he finds himself with his hands full, so the silent and brooding Django steps in to help out. ONE DAMNED DAY AT DAWN... is full of action, but none of it is particularly impressive, with non-existent choreography and a whole lot of familiarity in the events that play out. The storyline is straightforward at best.

Jack Betts (under the pseudonym Hunt Powers) successfully conveys Django's brooding persona, but Fabio Testi is a disappointment in this. His character is irritating and he only comes into his own at the climax. None of the others in the cast stand out. Director Demofilo Fidani made a career in cut-rate westerns but I suspect most of them are of second-rate quality, like this. Only a few scenes, like the bit with the arm wrestling and the candles, are memorable.

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