From The Spaghetti Western Database
La sceriffa (Italy 1959 / Director: Roberto Bianchi Montero [as R.M. White])
- Runtime: 91 min
- Release Date: 16.8.1959
Also known as
Tina räumt auf (Germany) | The Sheriff was a Lady (U.S.A.) | Bang Bang A Italiana (Brazil) | The Sheriff | The Lady Sheriff | The She Sheriff
Cast and crew
- Cast: Tina Pica (Carmela 'La Sceriffa' Esposito), Tina de Mola (Dolly), Tom Felleghi [as Tom Fellegi] (Donovan), Livio Lorenzon (Jim Jesse), Carlo Sposito [as Carletto Sposito] (Gennarino), Annie Alberti (Connie Dallas), Tino Scotti (judge), Alberto Sorrentino (Bad Weather / Brutal Time), Luigi Visconti [as Fanfulla] (Deputy Ciccio), Anita Todesco (Rose Cloud), Leonardo Severini (Mr. Dallas), Carlo Pisacane (Nick), Benito Stefanelli (Fulton Jesse), Phillip Kay (Jesse brother ?), Stelio Candelli (Jesse henchman), Gino Marturano (saloon patron), Nino Musco (bartender), Bruno Carotenuto (Tom Strike, Mark's brother), Paolo Gozlino (Prairie Wind), Maria Capparelli [as Rhea Capparelli] (Lacy, saloon girl), Ugo Tognazzi (Colorado Joe)
- Also with : Elio Crovetto (Jack, saloon drunk), Bruno Ukmar (saloon patron, brawler), Giulio Maculani (saloon patron, brawler), Oscar Giustini (saloon patron, brawler), Emilio Masselli (saloon banjo player)
- Story: Mario Amendola
- Screenplay: Mario Amendola, Ruggero Maccari
- Cinematography: Sergio Pesce, Elio Polacchi [Black & White - Dyaliscope 2,35:1]
- Music: C. Louvre
- Producer: Guido Paolucci
When a gang of outlaws terrorizes Rio Ciuccio and kills the sheriff, his wife takes his place and cleans up the town.
This early example of an Italian western is a comedy about a female Sheriff who takes the job from her murdered husband to revenge him. A rather unknown film mainly produced for the local market.