Colt, in pugno al diavolo, Una

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Una colt, in pugno al diavolo (Italy 1967 / Director: Sergio Bergonzelli)

  • Runtime: 100 min
  • Release Date: 24.11.1967

Also known as

Colt in the Hand of the Devil (U.S.A.) | Devil Was an Angel (U.S.A.) | Pronto Amigo - Ein colt in der Hand des Teufels (Germany) | Un colt dans le poing du daible (France) | Seytanlar Vadisi (Turkey) | An Angel with a Gun is a Devil

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Bob Henry (Pat 'Scotty' Scott), Marisa Solinas (Maya), George Wang (El Condor), Lucretia Love (Jane), Gerardo Rossi [as Jerry Ross](Lieutenant Dick Carson), Luciano Benetti (Captain McDonald), Luciano Catenacci [as Luciano Lorcas](El Loco, Condor henchman), Renato Chiantoni (telegrapher, piano player), Attilio Severini (Condor lieutenant), Artemio Antonini (sergeant), Brizio Montinaro (Condor henchman), Cam Anell, Ivan G. Scratuglia (soldier), Franco Gulà (villager), Mario Dardanelli (Condor henchman), Romano Puppo (soldier), Lina Franchi (saloon girl), Salvatore Campochiaro (white-haired Mexican)
  • Story: Sergio Bergonzelli
  • Screenplay: Sergio Bergonzelli, Ambrogio Molteni
  • Cinematography: Aldo Greci [Eastmancolor - Panoramico 1,85:1]
  • Music: Gian Piero Reverberi [as Giampiero Reverberi]
  • Song: "A Devil Was An Angel" sung by Mino Reitano
  • Producer: Sergio Bergonzelli

Synopsis

Scotty is hired to eliminate a gang of Mexican bandits led by El Condor. Scotty craftily earns the trust of the bandits, enabling him to trap them all, but in the meantime, genuine friendship and respect have developed between him and El Condor.

Comment

Written, produced and directed by Sergio Bergonzelli, this is probably Bergonzelli's only interesting SW (of the 5 he directed). Interesting also for the mixture of interesting and not so interesting ideas concerning screenplay and direction. George Wang is again cast as a Mexican and has all the best scenes for himself.

by Stanton

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