Wednesday, November 11, 2009

BUFFALO BILL, HEROE OF THE FAR WEST

Buffalo Bill l’eroe del far west – Italian title
Das war Buffalo Bill – German title
Buffalo Bill, le héros du far west – French title
L’attaque de Fort Adams – French title
Voittamaton – Finnish title
Buffalo Bill, o iroas tou Far West – Greek title
Buffalo Bill, bohater dzikiego zachodu – Polish title
El héroe del oeste – Spanish title
El héroe del oeste – Buffalo Bill – Spanish title
Buffalo Bill – U.K. title
Buffalo Bill, Hero of the Far West – U.S.A. title

A 1964 Italian, West German, French co-production [Filmes Cinematografica (Rome), Gloria Film GmbH (Munich), Les Films Corona (Paris)]
Producer: Solly V. Bianco
Director: John W. Fordson (Mario Costa)
Story: Nino Stresa
Screenplay: Louis Agotay, Pierre Corty (Pierre Lévy-Corti), Luciano Martino, Nino Stresa, Sigfrido Tomba, Ernesto Gastaldi
Cinematography: Jack Dalmas (Massimo Dallamano) [Technicolor, Techniscope]
Music: Carlo Rustichelli
Running time: 100 minutes

Story: Buffalo Bill is sent to the west by President Grant to settle an Indian uprising started by Yellow Hand and supported by gun smugglers.

Cast:
Colonel William Cody/Buffalo Bill - Gordon Scott (Gordon Werschkul)
Big Sam Donaldson - Richard Stuyvesant (Mario Brega)
Monroe - Jan Hendriks (Heinz Hinz)
Mary Peterson - Ingeborg Schoener (Ingeborg Schöner)
Captain Hunter - Hans von Borsody
Yellow Hand - Mirko Ellis (Mirko Korcinsky)
Colonel Peterson - Rolando Lupi
Chief White Fox - Feodor Chaliapin (Feodor Chaliapin Jr.)
Rayon-de-Loon/Moonbeam - Catherine Ribeiro
George - Frank Farrel (Francisco Fantasia)
Snack - Hugo Arden (Domenico Sasso)
Red - Peter Lull (Giusva Lulli)
barman - Luigi Tosi
poker player - Scott Andrew (Andrea Scotti)
with; Jacques Herlin, Aldo Zamperla (Rinaldo Zamperla), Ronald Parish


Colonel William Cody, alias Buffalo Bill, intends to put an end to the dishonest relations between a gang of white swindlers and the Indian Yellow Hand. So he goes to the chief of Yellow Hand's tribe, Wise Fox, and tries to convince him to sign a peace treaty with the Federal troops. In order to avoid this, Yellow Hand abducts Wise Fox's daughter, pretending that the soldiers have done it. The plan succeeds and a conflict arises between the Indians and the soldiers. Peace is restored thanks to Buffalo Bill who defeats Yellow Hand in a savage one-to-one fight.

You Tube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdmvSreba2Q

1 comment:

  1. How do you keep a people down? You 'never' let them 'know' their history.

    Keep telling that history; read some great military history.

    The 7th Cavalry got their butts in a sling again after the Little Big Horn Massacre, fourteen years later, the day after the Wounded Knee Massacre. If it wasn't for the 9th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, there would of been a second massacre of the 7th Cavalry. Read the book, ‘Rescue at Pine Ridge”, and visit website/great military history, http://www.rescueatpineridge.com

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