I played a wild, mad man who shot everyone, had a mistress and tortured Charlton Heston. At the end Heston shoots me with a sawn-off shotgun, knocking me several feet through the air. After we did that scene, Heston said to me: 'That'll teach you to tangle with the leading man.'
COSTRETTO A UCCIDERE (Italian title)
CAST AND CREW:
CHARLTON HESTON (Will Penny)
JOAN HACKETT (Catherine Allen)
DONALD PLEASENCE (Preacher Quint)
LEE MAJORS (Blue)
BRUCE DERN (Rafe Quint)
BEN JOHNSON (Alex)
SLIM PICKENS (Ike Wallerstein)
CLIFTON JAMES (Catron)
WILLIAM SCHALLERT (Dr. Fraker)
LYDIA CLARKE (Mrs. Fraker)
JON FRANCIS [aka: JON GRIES] (Horace Greeley Allen)
Written and Directed by TOM GRIES
Produced by FRED ENGEL and WALTER SELTZER
After being terrorized by a psychotic preacher and his clan, an aging cowboy is nursed back to health by a woman and her young son.
Pleasence plays Preacher Quint---a psychotic frontier preacher.