Wednesday, February 20, 2013


Ringo e Gringo contro tutti – Italian title
Eroi per forza – Italian title
Heroes a la fuerza – Spanish title
Ringo og Gringo – Danish title
Kapinalliset karkuteillä – Finnish title
Ringo ger ingen nåd – Swedish title
Ringo and Gringo Against All – English title
Rebels on the Loose – English title

A 1966 Italian, Spanish co-production [European Inc. (Rome), Fénix Cooperativa Cinematográfica (Madrid)]
Producer: Emo Bistolfi
Director: Bruno Corbucci
Story: Mario Guerra, Vittorio Vighi
Screenplay: Mario Guerra, Giulio Scarnicci, Renzo Tarabusi, Vittorio Vighi
Cinematography: Sandro D’Eva (Alessandro D’Eva), Alfonso Nieva [Eastmancolor, widescreen]
Music: Gianni Ferrio (Giovanni Ferrio), Carlo Rustichelli
Running time: 105 minutes

Sergeant Field/Gringo – Raimondo Vianello
Private Chester/Ringo – Lando Buzzanca (Gerlando Buzzanca)
Virginia Brown – María Martinez (María Martín)
Carolina Brown – Mónica Randall (Aurora Sarasa)
General Russell – Alfonso Rojas (Alfonso Melquiades)
Mexican – Gino Buzzanca (Gerloma Buzzanca)
President Grant – Emilio Rodríguez
Stella – Giovanna Lenzi
Mayor – Miguel del Castillo
Colonel Martin – Santiago Rivero
Lieutenant – Pedro Fenollar
Sheriff – Rafael Albaicín (Ignacio Escudero)
With: Mario Castellani, ‘La Polaca’ (Josefa Martinez), Mario De Simone, Guillermo Méndez, Joaquín Pamplona, Valentin Tornos, José Truchado (José Reyes), José Luis Zalde

Two Confederates a private and a sergeant, Ringo and Gringo, are living alone in an abandoned fort unaware that the Civil War has ended and their regiment has been disbanded. Demolition of their fort begins ​​with dynamite explosions by railway workers belonging to a railway company that bought the land, forcing them to run away with the conviction that they had suffered a military assault. A chance meeting with Carolina and Virginia, two more fervent Confederates, are waging a private war, rescue the two soldiers which leads them to a series of guerrilla actions against regular troops. Helped by luck and because of their ineptitude, their actions have caused a lot of confusion and give the impression to the government that the revolt broke out in a consistent form. The president finds it necessary to send troop into the territory to save lives. After their exploits, and finally aware the war has ended, Ringo and Gringo not only avoid the firing squad but are enlisted into the regular U.S. army and laden with honors.

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