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Directed by Ferdinando Baldi
Produced by Allen Klein
Tony Anthony
Saul Swimmer
Screenplay by Vincenzo Cerami
Pier Giovanni Anchisi
Tony Anthony
Story by Tony Anthony
Starring Tony Anthony
Ringo Starr
Lloyd Battista
Magda Konopka
Raf Baldassarre
Agneta Eckemyr
Music by Stelvio Cipriani
Cinematography Riccardo Pallottini
Edited by Roberto Perpignani
Distributed by Produzioni Atlas Consorziate (P.A.C.) (Italy)
20th Century Fox (US)
Release date
15 November 1971 (Italy)
12 January 1972 (US)
Running time
105 minutes
Country Italy
United States
Language English

Blindman (also known in Italian as Il pistolero cieco, lit. "The blind gunfighter") is a 1971 Italian spaghetti western film directed by Ferdinando Baldi. The main character is an homage to Kan Shimozawa's Zatoichi character: a blind transient who does odd jobs is in reality a high-skilled warrior.

The film achieved over the years a cult status, mainly for the participation of ex-Beatle Ringo Starr in a role of weight.[1]


A blind, but deadly, gunman, is hired to escort fifty mail order brides to their miner husbands. When he is double crossed by his friends and a Mexican bandit, he heads for Mexico to settle scores and save the women.




  1. ^ Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. pp. 55–56. ISBN 88-04-57277-9. 

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