LONE WOLF AND CUB 3: BABY CART TO HADES (lupine wolf; kozure okami: shinikazeni mukau ubaguruma) (1972 JAPAN) D: KENJI MISUMI W: KOZUE KOIKE P: HISIHARU MATSUBARA/TOMASABURO WAKAYAMA
A step down from the first two entries, this is still a great film, and let`s not forget the third in one year! Ogami stands in for a prostitute`s torture and is hired to kill an evil Chamberlain. This is the one that turns into a spaghetti western at the end when Ogami and Daigoro wipe out an entire army. With Ichiro Nakaya and Jun Hamamura. Confusingly, most of this (with parts from the first entry edited in) was released in the U.S. as LIGHTNING SWORDS OF DEATH., with SHOGUN ASSASSIN (sourced from the first two entries) considered a sequel. Next was...

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