Una Colt, cinque dollari, una carogna
From The Spaghetti Western Database
Una Colt, cinque dollari, una carogna (Mexico, 1966) Director: René Cardona (as Richard Chardon)
This is a Mexican-Western
- Runtime: 84 min.
- Release Dates: November '66 (Mexico), November '67 (Italy)
Also known as
El Mexicano (Mexico) | Un Colt, cinq dollars, une charogne (France)
Cast and Crew
- Cast: Jorge Rivero, Jaime Fernandez, Felix Gonzalez, Wolf Ruvinskis, Enrique Rambal, Tere Velazquez, Carlos Cortes, Raul Meraz, Jorge Russek, Dagoberto Rodriguez, Mary Ellen, Guillermo Rivas, John Kelly, Stim Sigar, Quintin Bulnes
- Screenplay: Rafael García Travesi
- Cinematography: Alfredo Uribe J.
- Music: Enrico C. Cabiati
In Waco, Texas, the Mexican population is racially persecuted, instigated by gangs of unscrupulous adventurers. Ringo, a young Mexican boxer, takes up the cause of the persecuted, and gathers a group of volunteers, to engage in a merciless battle against the racists. Amidst the frequent clashes, the brother and wife of Ringo die. The hero reacts fiercely: hundreds of people succumb to the onslaught of his gang. Hunted by all the sheriffs of Texas, Ringo is forced to fight under unfavorable conditions against his pursuers: the gang is destroyed and badly injured, he dies on the grave of his wife.
- Most sources consulted claim this Mexican film was made in Italy
- Edited from the serial El Mexicano, episodes "El retador", "No mataras" and "Redencion"
- Followed by 7 Colt per 7 carogne