E lo chiamarono Spirito Santo

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...e lo chiamarono Spirito Santo (Italy 1971 / Director: Roberto Mauri)

Also known as

And His Name Was Holy Ghost | He Was Called The Holy Ghost | Son nom est Sacramento (France) | O keravnos tis paranomias (Greece) | E o chamavam Espirito Santo (Brazil)
And His Name Was Holy Ghost movie poster


After gaining his freedom with the help of an old friend of his father, Spirito Santo recovers in an abandoned mine the gold fruit of a previous robbery and makes preparations for a new job recruiting a strange sacristan armed with a machine-gun. Meanwhile a Native American sheriff is on his trail.


  • Cast (Italian): Vassili Karis (Spirito Santo / Holy Ghost / Sacramento / Jack Fulton), Mimmo Palmara [as Dick Palmer] (sheriff), Margaret Rose Keil [as Margaret Rose] (Consuelo), Jack Betts [as Hunt Powers] (Foster), José Torres (Father Steve), Vittorio Fanfoni (bearded Corporal), Lina Franchi (Rosita, Spirito Santo's mother), Aristide Caporale (stableman), Lorenzo Piani, Bruno Salvi (prison guard ?)
  • Uncredited actors: Salvatore Baccaro (convict), Emilio Zago (old man in the mine), Maria Francesca Pomentale (sheriff's sister), Bruno Arié (1st bounty hunter), Franco Ukmar (2nd bounty hunter), Ciro Papa (working camp watchman), Franco Pasquetto (sleepy mine guard)
  • Director: Roberto Mauri
  • Story: Roberto Mauri
  • Screenplay: Roberto Mauri
  • Cinematography: Mario Mancini [Telecolor, CineScope]
  • Music: Carlo Savina
  • Producer: Franco Vitolo, Jacques Letienne



Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 101 min

Release Dates

  • November 26, 1971 (Italy)
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