Ric e Gian alla conquista del West

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Ric e Gian alla conquista del West (Italy 1967 / Director: Osvaldo Civirani)

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  • Runtime: 112 min
  • Release Date: 18.8.1967

Also known as

(See Trivia, below)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Riccardo Miniggio [as Ric](Ric), Gianfabio Bosco [as Gian](Gian), Craig Hill (Captain Smith), Francesco Mulé (Major Jefferson), Barbara Carroll (Virginia Carroll), Tiberio Murgia (Vincenzo), Aldo Ralli (Romolo), Mirko Valentin (Cloud in the Sky), Anna Campori (Amalia), Rossella Bergamonti (weeping townswoman), Fred Coplan (Brody), Elvira Serio, Piero Leri (accomplice), Paola Rosi, Ugo Adinolfi (Union soldier in charge of torch), Franco Gulà (old Union soldier)
  • Also with: Paolo Figlia (soldier), Aristide Caporale (Indian)
  • Story: Tito Carpi, Alessandro Ferrau
  • Screenplay: Tito Carpi, Osvaldo Civirani, Alessandro Ferrau
  • Cinematography: Osvaldo Civirani [Ferraniacolor, Cromoscope 2.35:1]
  • Music: Piero Umiliani
  • Producer: Osvaldo Civirani


During the War of Secession, a northern army officer hides the gold necessary to purchase horses and weapons in the wagon's wheels. Unfortunately, the journey is more complicated than expected when the two naive drivers sell the wheels to an Indian, and the wagon gets attacked by southern troops!


The English title Rick and John, Conquerors of the West, which you also can find at IMDB and in some books, is most likely only another invention by Tom Weisser. It seems that in fact no English version of this comedy exists.


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