Ben and Charlie

Ben and Charlie (also known as Amigo, Stay Away and Humpty Dumpty Gang; original title Amico, stammi lontano almeno un palmo) is a 1972 spaghetti western comedy movie directed by Michele Lupo.[1]

Ben and Charlie
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byMichele Lupo
Produced bySergio Garrone
Written bySergio Donati
George Eastman
StarringGiuliano Gemma
George Eastman
Music byGianni Ferrio
CinematographyJoe D'Amato
Edited byAntonietta Zita
Release date
  • February 22, 1972 (1972-02-22) (Italy)


Just out of jail, Ben (Giuliano Gemma) finds his old buddy Charlie (George Eastman), an adventurer from peanuts who ekes out a living doing the cheater. The two make common cause, but soon the problems begin...



The film was released in Italy on February 22, 1972.[2]

Wild East released the film in its original widescreen aspect ratio on an out-of-print limited edition Region 0 DVD on 8/4/05. The DVD also contains an alternate title sequence with a different theme song.


  1. ^ Michael R. Pitts. Western Movies: A Guide to 5,105 Feature Films. McFarland, 2012, p. 19. ISBN 9781476600901.
  2. ^ "Prime visioni a Torino - Amico, stammi lontano almeno un palmo" (in Italian). Retrieved 2016-10-16.

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