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The Return of Ringo (1965)
"Il ritorno di Ringo" (original title)

 -  Action | Drama | Romance  -  1966 (USA)
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Once again billed as Montgomery Wood, Giuliano Gemma plays a civil war soldier who returns to his family land to find his family decimated, his property taken over by a family of Mexican ... See full summary »

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Finito in prigione per avere ucciso, per legittima difesa, tre uomini mentre giocava a campana, Ringo viene liberato per infiltrarsi tra i banditi capeggiati da Sancho che, dopo una rapina ... See full summary »

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Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Fernando Sancho, Lorella De Luca
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Complete credited cast:
Giuliano Gemma ...
Capt. Montgomery Brown / 'Ringo' (as Montgomery Wood)
Fernando Sancho ...
Esteban Fuentes
Lorella De Luca ...
Helen Brown / Hally Fitzgerald (as Hally Hammond)
Nieves Navarro ...
Rosita, the Saloon-girl
Antonio Casas ...
Sheriff Carson
Manuel Muñiz ...
Myosotis / Morning Glory (as Pajarito)
Mónica Sugranes ...
Víctor Bayo ...
Jeremiah Pitt, the Saloon owner
Tunet Vila ...
Mimbreno, the Apache medicine man
Juan Torres ...
Bartender at Mimbres' village
Jose Halufi ...
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George Martin ...
Don Fernando Paco Fuentes
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Once again billed as Montgomery Wood, Giuliano Gemma plays a civil war soldier who returns to his family land to find his family decimated, his property taken over by a family of Mexican bandits and his fiancee about to marry the Mexican gangster behind all this. Bent on revenge, he goes undercover disguised as a Mexican and discovers he has a daughter! Written by Cristian Redferne <harlock1997@geocities.com>

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Italian censorship visa #46134 issued December 7, 1965. Running time of 96 minutes. See more »

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Referenced in Inglourious Basterds (2009) See more »

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Il ritorno di Ringo
Lyrics by Maurizio Attanasio as Maurizio Graf
Music by Ennio Morricone
Performed by Maurizio Attanasio as Maurizio Graf
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Satisfying Revenge Tale With Odd Racial Bent
2 May 2011 | by (The Lonesome Prairie) – See all my reviews

Giuliano Gemma returns from fighting in the Civil War to find his father murdered, his wife stolen, and his hometown taken over by wealthy racist Fernando Sancho and his family, who reclaim it for Mexico, oppressing it's non-Mexican population, and even going so far as to nailing a "No Gringos" sign on the local saloon!

Not really a sequel to A Pistol For Ringo, this reunites the cast and crew for a less humorous follow-up that's actually better than the previous film, knowing exactly what buttons to push to get the audience firmly on Ringo's side and cheering his eventual squaring off with the thoroughly nasty villains.

Gemma and Sancho are truly Spaghetti western treasures, as is composer Ennio Morricone, who blesses this with one of his best non-Leone western scores.

Recommended.


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