Thursday, March 24, 2011


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

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.

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  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!

  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.

  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.