Italian cinematographer Amerigo Gengarelli was born on October 30, 1920, in Rome. A cameraman and cinematographer he was involved in only 13 films and TV series. Among them “Duel of the Champions” (1961), “Taras Bulba, il cosacco” (1963) and three Euro-westerns: “The Last Gun” (1964) with Cameron Mitchell, “Death Rides Alone” (1967) and “A Hole in the Forehead” (1968). Today we celebrate Amerigo Gengarelli’s 90th birthday.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.