The Americano (1955)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Adventure  |   Run Time - 85 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The Americano is Glenn Ford, a north-of-the-border cowboy working in Brazil. Ford has been assigned to deliver a cargo of Brahma bulls to a South American ranch. His progress is impeded by homicidal land-grabber Frank Lovejoy and jovial bandido Cesar Romero. Those are merely the human obstacles; there are also piranhas and jungle predators to contend with. Ford also finds tie to romance Ursula Theiss and Abbe Lane. Luxuriously location-photographed in Technicolor, The Americano was one of the larger-budgeted directorial efforts of exploitation king William Castle.

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cattlemen, farming, investigator, killing, murder, on-the-road, outlaw [Western], partner, ranch, range-war, transportation