The Americano (1955 film)
|Directed by||William Castle|
|Produced by||Robert Stillman|
|Screenplay by||Guy Trosper|
|Story by||Leslie T. White|
|Music by||Roy Webb|
|Cinematography||William E. Snyder|
|Edited by||Harry Marker|
Robert Stillman Productions
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
|Box office||$1.25 million (US)|
Texas rancher Sam Dent (Glenn Ford) takes a small herd of three Brahman bulls to Brazil, where he has sold them for a small fortune. There, he finds himself in the middle of a range war, as well as in love. Following this, he must find out who are his friends and who are his enemies.
- Glenn Ford as Sam Dent
- Frank Lovejoy as Bento Hermany
- Cesar Romero as Manuel Silvera / "El Gato" / Etc.
- Ursula Thiess as Marianna
- Abbe Lane as Teresa
- Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. as Cristino
- Salvador Baguez as Captain Gonzalez
- Tom Powers as Jim Rogers
- Dan White as Barney Dent
- Frank Marlowe as Captain of Ship
- George Navarro as Tuba Masero
- Nyra Monsour as Tuba's Sister
Much of The Americano was filmed in Brazil in 1955. Abbe Lane's musical number was supervised by her husband, Xavier Cugat.
- "The Americano: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
- 'The Top Box-Office Hits of 1955', Variety Weekly, January 25, 1956