Ringo and His Golden Pistol

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Johnny Oro
Italian film poster
Directed by Sergio Corbucci
Produced by Joseph Fryd
Screenplay by A. Bolzoni
F. Rossetti
Starring Mark Damon
Valeria Fabrizi
Franco Derosa
Giulia Rubini
Loris Loddi
Andrea Aureli
Pippo Starnazza
Ettore Manni
Music by Carlo Savina
Cinematography Riccardo Pallottini
Edited by Otello Colangeli
Sanson Film
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
15 July 1966
Running time
87 minutes
Country Italy
Language Italian

Ringo and His Golden Pistol (Italian: Johnny Oro) is a 1966 Italian Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Mark Damon.[1]


Renamed to cash in on the success of Duccio Tessari’s Ringo movies, Ringo and His Golden Pistol focuses on bounty hunter Johnny Oro/Ringo who sees killing as purely business, in fact he won’t draw his solid gold pistol unless he can profit from it and this will get him into trouble. He lets Juanito Perez live because there is nothing to gain from killing a man without a price on his head unlike his brothers who "Ringo" does kill. Perez swears revenge and faces off with "Ringo". Juanito has formed an alliance with the local Indian chief and is now prepared for an all out war against the peaceful town and sheriff that are protecting Ringo.



  1. ^ "Johnny Oro". spaghetti-western.net. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 

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