Tepepa

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Tepepa
Tepepa.jpg
Italian film poster
Directed by Giulio Petroni
Produced by Franco Clementi
Alfredo Cuomo
Nicolo Pomilia
Screenplay by Franco Solinas
Ivan Della Mea
Starring Tomas Milian
Orson Welles
John Steiner
José Torres
Luciano Casamonica
Music by Ennio Morricone
Cinematography Francisco Marín
Edited by Eraldo Da Roma
Production
company
Filmamerica
Società Italiana Attuazione Progetti (SIAP)
Productores Exhibidores Films Sociedad Anónima (PEFSA)
Distributed by Magna
Release date
January 31, 1969
Running time
132 minutes
Country Italy
Spain
Language Italian
Spanish
English

Tepepa, also known as Blood and Guns, is an Italian Zapata Western film starring Tomas Milian and Orson Welles. The film was directed by Giulio Petroni. It was co-produced with Spain, where the film was released with the title Tepepa... Viva La Revolución.[1]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film stars Tomas Milian and Orson Welles in opposing roles. Director Giulio Petroni expressed disappointment with Welles. Petroni claimed that the atmosphere on the set was "terrible," and that Welles called Milian (who idolized Welles) a "dirty Cuban".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033. 
  2. ^ Maria Pia Fusco (5 August 2007). "Quelle sfide sul set tra Orson Welles e Tomas Milian" (in Italian). La Repubblica. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 

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