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A Pistol for Ringo (1965)

Una pistola per Ringo (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Western | 12 May 1965 (Italy)
An 'angel-faced' gunfighter is tasked with infiltrating a ranch overrun by Mexican bandits and saving their hostages, including the fiancée of the local sheriff.

Director:

Duccio Tessari

Writer:

Duccio Tessari (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Giuliano Gemma ... Ringo Angel Face (as Montgomery Wood)
Fernando Sancho ... Sancho
Lorella De Luca ... Miss Ruby (as Hally Hammond)
Nieves Navarro ... Dolores
Antonio Casas ... Major Clyde
José Manuel Martín José Manuel Martín ... Pedro (as José Manuel Martin)
Manuel Muñiz Manuel Muñiz ... Tim (as Pajarito)
Juan Cazalilla Juan Cazalilla ... Mr. Jenkinson - Bank Director (as Juan Casalilla)
Pablito Alonso Pablito Alonso ... Chico - Mexican Boy
Nazzareno Zamperla Nazzareno Zamperla ... Sancho Gang Member
Francisco Sanz Francisco Sanz ... Colonel (as Paco Sanz)
Jose Halufi Jose Halufi ... Sancho Gang Member (as José Halufi)
George Martin George Martin ... Sheriff Ben
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Storyline

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 in banca, si sono asserragliati nella fattoria del maggiore Clyde. Ringo, detto Faccia d'Angelo, chiede il trenta per cento del bottino per la sua impresa, poi, arrivato alla fattoria, svela tutto a Sancho ottenendo il quaranta per cento del bottino per portare in salvo lui e i suoi compari... Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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In the fierce colours of Texas - Action...Danger...Adventure See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Western

Certificate:

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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian | English

Release Date:

12 May 1965 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Pistol for Ringo See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In the first hunting scenes, shot in the Tabernas desert area, you can see a distant car driving in the background mountains when the sheriff's posse is passing hunting the Mexican bandits. See more »

Quotes

Ringo: I don't enjoy being beaten when I ain't able to defend myself.
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Connections

Referenced in Tsonta (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Angel Face
Performed by Maurizio Graf
Lyrics by Gino Paoli (uncredited)
Music by Ennio Morricone (uncredited)
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Ringo Rules!

When smarty-pants bandito Fernando Sancho and his gang rob a bank and begin executing hostages while conducting a standoff at a near-bye ranch, local authorities send in ultra-slick (and equally glib) gunfighter Giuliano Gemma to infiltrate the ranch and hopefully rescue the survivors.

Sancho is a hoot and Gemma oozes charm in this light-hearted, action-filled, and fast-paced flick that spawned a slew of bogus "sequels" and catapulted the name Ringo to icon status, like fellow one-name spaghetti stars Djang, Sartana, and Trinity.

Although not quite a masterpiece, A Pistol For Ringo is an awful lot of fun, with a memorable score by Ennio Morricone, making it worthwhile viewing for fans of European westerns.


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