Category: death rides a horse



Death Rides a Horse (1967) – directed by Giulio Petroni

Fifteen years, there’s been no new track. Only a spur. Then you come along, and there’s three spurs.


like a coin that won’t get tossed – sybilius – Da uomo a uomo | Death Rides a Horse (1967) [Archive of Our Own]:



Making good on my promises, for @mcicioni-blog. A short Ryill story, in two sides, love and hate. Hope you enjoy it!

For those who read the earlier story, here’s the second half 🙂 


Poster for “Death Rides a Horse” Da uomo a uomo – 1967 by Giulio Petroni





With input from @chunchomunos, @of-beasts-and-fire and with encouragement from @tintenfischie and @shit-lizard. Discussion welcome, a useful reference is here


The Fool – Paco (The Mercenary)

The Magician /The Juggler – Cuchillo (The Big Gundown)

The High Priestess – The Widow (The Big Gundown). 

The Empress– Columbia (The Mercenary)

The Emperor – Ramon Rojo (A Fistful of Dollars)

The Hierophant – Sante (A Bullet for the General)

The Lovers – Ben and Cudlip (Beyond the Law)

The Charioteer – Joe (A Fistful of Dollars)

Strength – Manco (For a Few Dollars More)

The Hermit – Silence (The Great Silence)

Wheel of Fortune – Tuco (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)

Justice – Corbett (The Big Gundown)

The Hanged Man – Chuncho (A Bullet for the General)

Death – Rip (Kill and Pray)

Temperance – Ryan (Death Rides a Horse)

The Devil – Nino (A Bullet for the General)

The Tower– El Indio (For a Few Dollars More)

The Star – Scott Mary (Day of Anger)

The Moon – Angel Eyes (The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly)

The Sun – Adelita (A Bullet for the General)

The World – Blondie (The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly)


I am FAR too amused by this shot.