Stracult’s Marco Giusti posted on his Facebook page today
that Italian producer, director, screenwriter Luciano Ercoli has died in
Barcelona, Spain at the age of 84. Ercoli, born in Rome, Italy on October 19,
1929, produced the two Ringo films (1965) starring Giuliano Gemma. Among other
films that he produced were the Euro-westerns “Long Days of Vengeance” (1967)
again with Gemma and “The Ruthless Four” (1968) with Van Heflin, Gilbert Roland, George Hilton
and Klaus Kinski. Ercoli was married to Spanish actress Nieves Navarro since
I will post a full obituary in the Boot Hill blog and a
link here when available.
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.