John il bastardo

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John il bastardo (Italy 1967 / Director: Armando Crispino)

Also known as

John the Bastard (USA) | Johnny le bâtard (France) | John Bękart (Poland) | Fattyú John (Hungary) | John O Bastardo (Brazil) | His Name Was Johnny
John the Bastard movie poster


Johnny Donald, a cynical seducer of women, discovers he is actually the son of Don Diego Tenorio, a wealthy Mexican landowner. Accompanied by his trusty servant Morenillo, he travels south in search of vengeance and riches, but manages to deflower and make enemies all along the way until he finally meets his match in the person of a Mormon assassin and a stone statue.


  • Cast (Italian): John Richardson (John Donald Tenorio), Claudio Camaso (Don Francisco Tenorio), Martine Beswick (Dona Antonia), Luisa Della Noce (Sara Donald), Claudio Gora (Don Diego Tenorio), Furio Meniconi (Papa Buck), Gia Sandri (Judy, Mormon woman), Nadia Scarpitta (Linda), Patrizia Valturri (Edith), Thelma Anderson, Vittorio Manfrino (banker), Loredana Giustini, Mirella Panfili [as Mirella Pompili], Margherita Horowitz (old maid aunt), Piero Vida (cheerful stagecoach driver), Glauco Onorato (Morenillo), Gordon Mitchell (Danita)
  • Uncredited actors: Claudia Gravy (Gertrude O'Connell), Roman Ariznavarreta (O'Connell son), Archie Savage (Tenorio butler), Remo De Angelis (bandit chief), Gonzalo Esquiroz (bandit on train), Severino D'Ottavi (townsman), Enzo Mondino (townsman), Franco Pechini (Tenorio associate in town), Margherita Lelli (Tenorio dinner guest)
  • Director: Armando Crispino
  • Story: Lucio Manlio Battistrada, Armando Crispino
  • Screenplay: Lucio Manlio Battistrada, Armando Crispino
  • Cinematography: Sante Achilli [Eastmancolor - Cromoscope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Nico Fidenco + Gianni Dell'Orso
  • Song: "Ballad of John" sung by Saverio Moriones
  • Producers: Francesco & Vincenzo Genesi
  • Meastro d'armi: Remo De Angelis


Versions and runtimes

  • Runtime: 114 min

Release Dates

  • November 16, 1967 (Italian)

Filming locations

  • Tabernas, Polopos - Almeria
  • Guadix - Granada

Production and business

  • Studio: Titanus

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