Beyond the Law (1968 film)

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Beyond the Law
Al di la della legge 1968.jpg
Directed by Giorgio Stegani
Written by Lorenzo Sabatini
Mino Roli
Fernando Di Leo
Inge Hilger
Giorgio Stegani
Starring Lee Van Cleef
Antonio Sabàto Sr.
Gordon Mitchell
Music by Riz Ortolani
Cinematography Enzo Serafin
Edited by Sergio Montanari
Edith Schuman
Distributed by Cinema Shares International (1973)(USA)
Release dates
  • 1968 (1968)
Running time
109 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Beyond the Law (Italian: Al di là della legge), aka, The Good Die First, is a 1968 Spaghetti Western feature film directed by Giorgio Stegani and starring Lee Van Cleef as Cudlip, Antonio Sabàto Sr. as Ben Novack and Gordon Mitchell as Burton.[1] It was first released in Italy in 1968 as Al Di La Della Legge and was produced by Roxy-Film. It was first distributed in the United States in 1971.[2]

Plot summary[edit]

After robbing a stagecoach, Billy Joe Cudlip (Lee Van Cleef) is determined to "go straight", and is named the new sheriff of Silverton. But does he really want the job—or just access to the valuable shipments of silver?



Wild East released this alongside The Grand Duel, aka Storm Rider, also starring Lee Van Cleef, in an out-of-print limited edition R0 NTSC DVD in 2005.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Beyond the Law". All Movie. Retrieved 21 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Beyond the Law". All Movie. Retrieved 21 October 2013.