Il pistolero segnato da Dio

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Il pistolero segnato da Dio (transl. A Gunfighter Sent by God) is an Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Giorgio Ferroni and starring Anthony Steffen.[2][page needed][3][page needed]

Il pistolero segnato da dio
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Directed byGiorgio Ferroni
Screenplay by
  • Augusto Finocchi
  • Remigio Del Grosso[1]
Story by
  • Augusto Finocchi
  • Giorgio Ferroni[1]
Music byCarlo Rustichelli[1]
CinematographySandro Mancori[1]
Edited byGiorgio Ferroni[1]
G.V. Cinematografica[1]
Release date
  • 29 February 1968 (1968-02-29) (Italy)




Il pistolero segnato da dio directed the film under his name he used for Westerns Calvin Jackson Padget.[4] It was filmed at Elios Studios and on location in Rome.[4] Richard Stapley spoke about the film stating he was introduced to the film by his agents who told him Ferroni was a "first-class director" and that Stapley would "have a great time working with him."[5] Stapley recalled he was furious with the director as he was cast as "the baddie, which was not the most important part. I had never played a baddie before, but he told me that I would enjoy it, it's always more fun to play the villain."[5] Stapley described the film a having a moderate budget and a considerably longer shooting schedule, recalling that it lasted over six weeks.[5]

In 1996, when journalist Robert Monell interviewed actor Richard Wyler that Bava had partially worked as the cinematographer on Il pistolero segnato da dio[4] Sandro Mancori is credited as the films cinematographer and who worked with Bava anonymously on earlier productions.[4]


Il pistolero segnato da dio was released on February 29, 1968 where it was distributed to Augustus.[4] The film was later re-issued in Italy as Due pistole e un vigliacco.[4]

As of 2013, Il pistolero segnato da Dio was never released in the United States and no English-language version of the film is known to exist.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Il pistolero segnato da Dio (1968)" (in Italian). Archvio del cinema italiano. Retrieved May 8, 2020.
  2. ^ Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 88-04-57277-9.
  3. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Lucas 2013, p. 758.
  5. ^ a b c Lucas 2013, p. 761.


  • Lucas, Tim (2013). Mario Bava - All the Colors of the Dark. ISBN 0-9633756-1-X.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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