The Last Mercenary

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The Last Mercenary
Original film poster
Directed by Mel Welles (uncredited)
Produced by George Ferrer
Screenplay by Ricardo Ferrer
Julian Salvador
Manfred R. Köhler
Starring Ray Danton
Pascale Petit
Music by Bruno Nicolai
Cinematography José Climent
Release date
Running time
99 minutes
Country Spain
West Germany

The Last Mercenary is a 1968 Spanish/West German/Italian international co-production of a modern-day Western. It was directed by Mel Welles who was uncredited for financial funding reasons.[1] The film was shot in Rio de Janeiro and Spain.


Following service in the Congo Crisis, two mercenary comrades in arms go their separate ways to new assignments. Mark Anderson flies to Rio de Janeiro where he is hired to protect mineral mines in the interior of Brazil from saboteurs. The saboteurs have hired his friend.



  1. ^ Paul, Louis Mel Welles Interview Tales from the Cult Film Trenches Interviews with 36 Actors from Horror, Science Fiction and Exploitation Cinema McFarland, 06/09/2007

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