Saturday, May 29, 2021

50th Anniversary “The 4 Gunmen of the Holy Trinity”


Today marks the 50th anniversary of the premier of The 4 Gunmen of the Holy Trinity” directed by Giorgio Cristallini and starring Peter Lee Lawrence, Evelyn Stewart Philippe Hersent and Daniele Vargas. The story is about Sarah Bowman (Daniela Giordano) who escapes the massacre of her family, by a gang of outlaws, who want to steal the property rights to their mine. She is rescued by a journalist, George Shelley (Peter Lee Lawrence), and Federal Marshal Thompson (Daniele Vargas). Thomas is travelling incognito trying to expose a gang of arms dealers, headed by a Frenchman. The three meet Martinez (Tonino Pierfederici) at an inn, on the border of an Indian reservation, where a man name Quinn Parradine (Umberto Raho) arrives. Parradine and his henchmen are wanted by the sheriff, for selling a cargo of arms to the Indians, and is the leader of the outlaw gang that wants Sara’s deed to the ownership of the Bowman mine. Quinn captures the inhabitants of the inn and wounds Thomas, but George manages to foil Quinn’s plans and eliminates him and the members of his gang.

I quattro pistoleri di Santa Trinità - Italian title

Cuatro pistoleros de Santa Trinidad - Spanish title

Les 4 pistoleros de Santa Trinità - French title

4 Pistols for Trinity - English title

The 4 Gunmen of the Holy Trinity - U.S.A. title


A 1970 Italian film production [Buton Film (Rome)]

Producer: Vittorio Russo

Director: Giorgio Cristallini

Story: Giorgio Cristallini

Screenplay: Giorgio Cristallini

Dialogue: Luigi Angelo (Luigi Giunta)

Cinematography: Alessandro D’Eva [Eastmancolor, widescreen]

Music: Roberto Pregadio

     Song: “Julie” sung by Peter Boom

     Song: “It Was a Joke” sung by Valeria Fabrizi

Running time: 107 minutes



George Shelley/Lincoln - Peter Lee Lawrence (Karl Hirenbach)

Julia Simpson - Evelyn Stewart (Ida Galli)

Marshal Thomas - Phillipe Hersent (Bernard Koowots)

Thompson - Daniele Vargas (Daniele Pitani)

Quinn’Frenchie’ Parody/Paradne - Umberto Raho

Sarah Bowman/Baldwin - Daniela Giordano

Parody henchmen - Ralph Baldwin (Raffalle Baldassare), Filippo Antonelli

Adeline Martinez - Valeria Fabrizi

Papa Martinez – Tonino Pierfederici (Antonio Pierfederici)

Martinez employee - Luigi Mannoia

Jefferson – Paul Oxon

Anderson – Aldo Sala

Bob Giglio Gigli

Bill - Mimmo Maggio (Domenico Maggio)

Michael - Marcello Tamborra

Doctor Jonas Barrett - Raymond Bussieres

Ned - Salvatore Furnari

Ana - Antonella Murgia

With: Tonino Pierfederici (Antonio Pierfederici), Antonio Buonomo, Katia Cardinali, Bernadette Frank, Alessandro Perella (Alessandro Perrella)


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