Saturday, December 2, 2017

50th Anniversary of the premier of “Don’t Wait Django…Shoot”

Today marks the 50th Anniversary of “Don’t Wait Django…Shoot” in Rome, Italy. This film starred Sean Todd (Ivan Djrassimovic) as yet another variation on the Django character and the only western pairing with his sister Rada Rassimov (Rada Djrassimovic) as Mary Foster.

Non aspettare Django, spara – Italian title
Django - Dein Henker wartet – Austrian title
Не чакай Джанго, а стреляй – Bulgarian title
Django não Espera, Mata – Brazilian title
Django, vent ikke, skyd – Danish title
Djangon paluu – Finnish title
Django le justicier – French title
Django dein Henker wartet – German title
Django ktypa, min perimenis – Greek title
Wacht niet Django Schiet – Dutch title
Django, vent ikke, skyd – Norwegian title
Don’t Wait, Django… Shoot! – English title

A 1967 Italian production [Intercontinental Pictures (Rome)]
Producer: Vincenzo Musolino
Director: Edward G. Muller (Edoardo Mulargia)
Story: Glenn Vincent Davis (Vincenzo Musolino)
Screenplay: Glenn Vincent Davis (Vincenzo Musolino)
Dialogue: Ted Rusoff (English)
Cinematography: Vitaliano Natalucci [Technicolor, Techniscope]
Music: Felice Di Stefano
Running time: 88 minutes

Story: Mary and Django Foster's father is robbed and killed by Navarro. Navarro in turn is tricked by his son, who rides to a border town with the money. When Navarro arrives, he finds his son is dead and the money missing. Roaming the town in anger and rage, he wants to kill everyone in town, but instead he’s killed by Django. A man named Gray, whose the one who killed Navarro's son and stolen the money, tries to smuggle it out of town with the help of his girlfriend Judy, but Barrica, a Mexican siding with Django, learns of his plans. Gray is killed in a duel by Navarro, who worked for Don Alvarez, an old enemy of the Fosters, who has called for a notorious gunslinger called Hondo Barrett to get his money back. Hondo kipnaps Django's sister and sets a trap for him to settle all scores once and for all.

Django Foster - Sean Todd (Ivan Djrassimovic)
Diego Navarro/Barrica - Pedro Sanchez (Ignazio Spalla)
Foster Sr. - Gino Turini
Mary Foster - Rada Rassimov (Rada Djrassimovic)
Don Alvarez/Alfredo - Bill Jackson (Vincenzo Musolino)
Barrett - Amerigo Castrighella
Nico - Alfredo Rizzo
Fred Gray - Celso Faria
Judy/Julie - Marisa Traversi
Navarro - César Ojinaga
Undertaker - Franco Pesce (Francesco Pesce)
Dan - Armando Guarneri (Armando Guarnieri)
Alvarez henchmen - Dino Strano, Remo Capitani, Ivan Giovanni Scratuglia
Hondo - Nicola Di Gioia
With: Cellino Farnese, Giovanni Sabbatini, Asaynoa Runachagua

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