The Americano (1955 film)

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The Americano
The Americano FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by William Castle
Written by Leslie T. White
Starring Glenn Ford
Distributed by Robert Stillman Productions
Release date(s)
  • January 19, 1955 (1955-01-19) (Premiere-New York City)[1]
  • January 29, 1955 (1955-01-29) (US)[1]
Running time 85 min
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1.25 million (US)[2]

The Americano is a 1955 American Western movie, starring Glenn Ford and directed by William Castle.

Plot[edit]

Texas rancher Sam Dent (Glenn Ford) takes a small herd of three Brahman bulls to Brazil, where he has sold them for a small fortune. There, he finds himself in the middle of a range war, as well as in love. He must find out who are his friends and who are his enemies.

Production[edit]

Much of the movie was filmed in Brazil in 1955. Abbe Lane's musical number was supervised by her husband, Xavier Cugat.

Stars[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Americano: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1955', Variety Weekly, January 25, 1956

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