Sceriffa, La

From The Spaghetti Western Database

La sceriffa (Italy 1959 / Director: Roberto Bianchi Montero (as R.M. White))

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  • Runtime: 91 min
  • Release Date: 16.8.1959

Also known as

Tina räumt auf (Germany) | The Sheriff | The Lady Sheriff | The She Sheriff | The Sheriff was a Lady (U.S.A.)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Tina Pica (Carmela Esposito/'la Sceriffa'), Ugo Tognazzi (Colorado Joe), Carlo Pisacane (Nick), Livio Lorenzon (Jim Jesse), Tina de Mola (Dolly), Tom Felleghi (Donovan), Annie Alberti (Connie Dallas), Benito Stefanelli (Fulton Jesse), Stelio Candelli (Jesse henchman), Paolo Gozlino (Indian), Tino Scotti (judge), Alberto Sorrentino (Brutal Time), Bruno Carotenuto, Carletto Sposito (Gennarino), Leonardo Severini (Mr. Dallas), Nino Musco (bartender), Anita Todesco (Rose Cloud), Luigi Visconti (as Fanfulla)(Deputy Ciccio), Elio Crovetto (Jack)
  • 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

Synopsis

When a gang of outlaws terrorizes Rio Ciuccio and kills the sheriff, his wife takes his place and cleans up the town.

Comment

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.

by Stanton

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