Carambola! (Italian: Carambola, also known as Strange Adventures of Coby and Ben)[1] is a 1974 Italian comedic Spaghetti Western film co-written and directed by Ferdinando Baldi. It was the first film starring the duo Michael Coby and Paul L. Smith, a couple formed by producer Manolo Bolognini with the purpose of ripping off the successful films of the duo Bud Spencer-Terence Hill.[1][2]

Italian theatrical release poster
Directed byFerdinando Baldi
Produced byManolo Bolognini
Written byFerdinando Baldi
Nico Ducci
Mino Roli
StarringMichael Coby
Paul L. Smith
Music byFranco Bixio
Vince Tempera
CinematographyAiace Parolin
Release date
  • 1974 (1974)


A former soldier and champion of pool and his gigantic and irascible friend accepted, for $50.000, to investigate arms trafficking that would take place between the US and Mexico. The two devise a trick.


See also


  1. Marco Giusti. Dizionario del western all'italiana. Mondadori, 2007. ISBN 8804572779.
  2. Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.

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