Charleston (1977 film)

Charleston is a 1977 Italian comedy film written and directed by Marcello Fondato. It reprises the style of the film The Sting (1973).[1][2] It was distributed in the United States by Analysis Film Releasing Corporation.

Original theatrical poster
Directed byMarcello Fondato
Produced byElio Scardamaglia
Written byMarcello Fondato
Francesco Scardamaglia
StarringBud Spencer
James Coco
Herbert Lom
Music byMaurizio De Angelis
Guido De Angelis
CinematographyMario Montuori
Edited byNadia Bonifazi
Distributed byDelfo Cinematografica
Analysis Film Releasing Corporation
Release date
5 March 1977
Running time
105 min.

Plot summary

Joe Lo Monaco is an owner of a steamship which has a large casino. A band of evildoers exploits him for his earnings about gambling on roulette, so Lo Monaco really wants to destroy the ship, but he realizes the ship is insured and that destroying it would lose a lot of money. In London meanwhile, the trickster Charleston is arrested for being found with a false identity. However, he manages to escape from prison as soon as he is offered the job of helping Lo Monaco from evildoers ...



  1. Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 88-6073-626-9.
  2. "Charleston". MyMovies. Retrieved 31 December 2011.

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