Thursday, March 24, 2011

GARTER COLT

Giarrettiera Colt - Italian title
Das Coltsturmpfband - German title
Garter Colt - English title

A 1967 Italian, Spanish, German co-production [Columbus Cinematografica (Rome)]
Producers: Nicoletta Machiavelli, Brandino Rangoni
Director: Gian Andrea Rocco (Gianandrea Rocco)
Story: Vittorio Pescatori, Gian Rocco, Giovanni Gigliozzi, Brunello Maffei
Screenplay: Vittorio Pescatori, Gian Rocco, Giovanni Gigliozzi, Brunello Maffei
Cinematography: Gino Santini [Kodackcolor]
Music: Enzo Fusco (Giovanni Fusco), Gianfranco Plenizio
Running time: 102 minutes

Cast:
Lulu/‘Garter Colt’ - Nicoletta Machiavelli
Red - Claudio Camaso (Claudio Volonte)
Benito Juarez/Carlos - Yorgo Voyagis
Jean - Jasper Zola (Gaspare Zola)
General Droga - Walter Barnes
sheriff - James Martin
Rosie - Marisa Solinas (Maria Solinas)
doctor - Fracno Bucceri (Gianfranco Bucceri)
Elvira - Elvira Cortese
Roger - Giovanni Ivan Scratuglia
Lulu’s baby - Arnaldo Fabrizio
French soldier - Brandino Machiavelli
with: Silvana Bacci, Isabella Guidotti, Alberto Hammermann, Brunello Maffei, Franco Scala, Riccardo Pizzuti


On the border of Mexico during the revolution against the French of Maximilian, a stagecoach with a young woman Lulu and a French soldier escape from the revolutionaries. They are attacked by a bandit known as "Red", but the woman, with his gun, flees. She takes lodging in the hotel and here, she shows of her skills as a poker player with her tricks she always manages to win. Meanwhile, the smuggling of weapons to the revolutionaries, continues with the help of " Red". The shipments are soon prevented by a young Frenchman, cleverly disguised as a Mexican. The Frenchmen and meets Lulu and they fall in love. He asks Lulu to stop playing poker and cheating, and asks her to live a quieter life with him. But shortly after the young man dies, accidentally killed by a revolutionary. Upset the woman faces "Red" and kills him, then resumes her work as in the past.

YouTube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9Ml_8IG5rw

3 comments:

  1. I've never seen an English language version of this film...I wonder if one still exists? It would seem to be a good candidate for dubbing!

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  2. Like you Brian I've never seen it in English either. If an English track does exist maybe Franco Cleef will read this and put one together for us.

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  3. Hills Run Red,small part. Navajo Joe, bigger but still small part. A full starring roll in Garter Colt, and no english DVD?!!!!.... oh the spaghetti gods are not smiling on us.
    Oh well , untill then(come on wild east)the Italian version does just fine.
    To be honest she is sooo beautiful I'd watch her read a phone book in arabic.

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