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The Return of Ringo (1965)

Il ritorno di Ringo (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Drama, Romance | 1966 (USA)
A returning Union Officer discovers that his home has been overrun by Mexican bandits, and infiltrates the gang to restore order and determine if his wife has been faithful to him.

Director:

Duccio Tessari

Writers:

Duccio Tessari (story and screenplay), Fernando Di Leo (story and screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Giuliano Gemma ... Capt. Montgomery Brown / 'Ringo' (as Montgomery Wood)
Fernando Sancho ... Esteban Fuentes
Lorella De Luca ... Hally Fitzgerald Brown (as Hally Hammond)
Nieves Navarro ... Rosita, the Saloon-girl
Antonio Casas ... Sheriff Carson
Manuel Muñiz Manuel Muñiz ... Myosotis / Morning Glory (as Pajarito)
Mónica Sugranes ... Elizabeth Brown
Víctor Bayo Víctor Bayo ... Jeremiah Pitt, the Saloon owner
Tunet Vila Tunet Vila ... Mimbreno, the Apache medicine man
Juan Torres Juan Torres ... Bartender at Mimbres' village
Jose Halufi Jose Halufi ... Gravedigger
George Martin George Martin ... Don Fernando Paco Fuentes
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Storyline

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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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

1966 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood at Sundown See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The video distribution in Brazil by Ocean Filmes was made under the title "Uma Pistola para Ringo" which is the literal translation of the earlier film _Una pistola per Ringo (1965)_, by the same director and mostly the same cast and crew. Shortly after, the distributor made a new edition with both 1965 Ringo titles. The problem was widely known, but not enough to prevent USA Filmes from committing the same mistake when it distributed the film in DVD. See more »

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Spun-off from A Pistol for Ringo (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Il ritorno di Ringo
Sung by Maurizio Graf
Lyrics by Maurizio Graf (uncredited)
Music by Ennio Morricone (uncredited)
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Interesting Way to Make a New Movie
12 August 2018 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

The Return of Ringo (1965)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

Captain Brown (Giuliano Gemma) returns home from the Civil War and finds that a group of Mexican bandits led by Fuentes (Fernando Sanches) have killed his relatives and taken over the town. Naturally this isn't going to sit well with Brown so he must come up with a plan to take everything back.

Looking at the title of this thing you might think that it's a sequel to A PISTOL FOR RINGO but it's not. Well, it kind of is but not really. What you've basically got is a somewhat remake because the majority of the actors from the first film return here but they're are now playing different characters. THE RETURN TO RINGO is certainly a step down from the first film but there are still enough entertaining moments to make it worth watching.

The biggest difference that you'll notice with this film is the fact that there isn't as much comedy as the first one and that this here is a lot more darker. It's interesting to see what Duccio Tessari did with this film because he basically got the same cast and crew and got to make the first movie over. I found this to be rather interesting and especially how we got to see the actors appear in different types of roles. I'm not sure how often something like this happened but it was a curious decision and it probably played out better than had the director gotten new actors for these new roles.

Both Gemma and Sancho are once again the highlight of the picture as they are both very good in their roles and really do a great job with the hero-villain aspect. Lorella De Luca is also very good in her part and the rest of the supporting players are nice as well. Throw in the nice score, the good cinematography and some pretty good action and THE RETURN OF RINGO is a worthwhile film for fans of Spaghetti Westerns.


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