JTB Ferdinando Baldi - 33 Classic Movies (Action/War/Adventure/Comedy/Drama/S&S/Western/Giallo/Thriller)

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Ferdinando Baldi was born 19 May 1927 in Cava dei Tirreni, in the Province of Salerno, and died on 12 November 2007, aged 80, in Rome, Lazio, Italy. He was an Italian film director, film producer and screenwriter. He also used the pseudonyms Ferdy Baldwin, Ted Kaplan and Sam Livingstone.

Baldi directed nearly 40 films during his career. He began his career directing films in the sword and sandal genre. He also directed many Spaghetti Westerns, including Blindman.

He co-directed David and Goliath which starred Orson Welles. Welles also appeared in Baldi's movie The Tartars. During this same time period Baldi was an associate producer on Mario Bava's movie The Whip and the Body.

Baldi appeared as himself in the documentary The Spaghetti West.

Taken from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinando_Baldi

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1. David and Goliath (1960)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama, Family

King Saul of the Israelites is visited in Jerusalem by the Prophet Samuel who foretells him that a war with The Philistines is inevitable and the shepherd David will become king.

Directors: Ferdinando Baldi, Richard Pottier, Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Ivica Pajer, Eleonora Rossi Drago, Massimo Serato

Votes: 563

2. The Tartars (1961)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Orson Welles is tartar leader Burundai, who takes the place of his brother Togrul, killed during the battle against the Slavs, as Viking chieftain Oleg refuses to join him. After the ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Thorpe, Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Victor Mature, Orson Welles, Liana Orfei, Arnoldo Foà

Votes: 330

3. Duel of Champions (1961)

105 min | Action, Drama, History

In the 5th century BC, rival kingdoms Rome and Alba entrust their fate to a duel to death between their respective chosen champions, the 3 Orazi brothers for Rome and the 3 Curiazi brothers for Alba.

Directors: Ferdinando Baldi, Terence Young | Stars: Alan Ladd, Franca Bettoia, Franco Fabrizi, Robert Keith

Votes: 271

4. The Tyrant of Castile (1963)

100 min | Adventure, Drama

In the late 14th century, Pedro the Cruel is justifiably deposed from the throne of Castile by his bastard brother and usurper Enrique de Trastamare, who is supported by the French. The ... See full synopsis »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Mark Damon, Rada Rassimov, Paolo Gozlino, María Teresa Orsini

Votes: 38

5. Taras Bulba, il cosacco (1962)

96 min | Adventure, Drama

Cossack chief Taras Bulba, aiming to conquer neighboring Poland and her Tartar allies, sends his sons Ostap and Andrei to study in the Polish city Dubno to learn more about Polish customs ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Vladimir Medar, Jean-François Poron, George Reich, Hugo Santana

Votes: 17

6. The Son of Cleopatra (1964)

Not Rated | 128 min | Adventure, Drama, History

In Roman-dominated Egypt, the corrupt administration of a governor named Petronius has sparked a revolt headed by El Kabir, a young man who learns that he's actually the son of Cleopatra ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Mark Damon, Scilla Gabel, Arnoldo Foà, Livio Lorenzon

Votes: 88

7. Suicide Mission to Singapore (1966)

96 min | Action

A secret agent travels to Singapore in search of a secret formula. Just about everyone he trusts ends up betraying him. Larry Anderson.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Stelio Candelli, Annabella Incontrera, Juan Cortés, Salleh Melan

Votes: 18

8. Texas, Adios (1966)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Western

A Texan sheriff and his younger brother travel across the border into Mexico to confront the man who killed their father.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Franco Nero, Alberto Dell'Acqua, Elisa Montés, José Guardiola

Votes: 1,278

9. In the Shadow of the Eagles (1966)

94 min | Drama

In 6 AD Emperor Tiberius is warned by the Senate in Rome of the threat posed by the Germanic tribes revolting in the northern province of Pannonia. Tribune Marcus Venditius is entrusted ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Beba Loncar, Gabriella Pallotta, Dieter Eppler

Votes: 47

10. Io non protesto, io amo (1967)

98 min | Comedy, Musical

Caterina, a young teacher, has a hobby of singing and occasionally delights her students.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Caterina Caselli, Terence Hill, Livio Lorenzon, Nina Larker

Votes: 51

11. Massacre in the Black Forest (1967)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the first half of the first century A.D., the Teutonic tribes, led by Arminius The Terrible, rebel against the cruel and conquering Roman Empire. In raging torments and blood curdling ... See full summary »

Directors: Ferdinando Baldi, Rudolf Nussgruber | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Antonella Lualdi, Hans von Borsody, Beba Loncar

Votes: 86

12. Django, Prepare a Coffin (1968)

Not Rated | 92 min | Western, Action

A gunfighter forms a gang of "deceased" execution victims to get revenge on the politician and outlaw who killed his wife.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Terence Hill, Horst Frank, George Eastman, Bruna Simionato

Votes: 2,194

13. Odia il prossimo tuo (1968)

88 min | Action, Drama, Western

Ken wants justice for his brother Bill, who was killed by a notorious gunman named Stevens for a goldmine map. The gunman is arguing with gangster Malone about the map. A deadly cat and mouse game between the three men ensues.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Spyros Fokas, George Eastman, Nicoletta Machiavelli, Ivy Holzer

Votes: 232

14. Crazy Westerners (1968)

90 min | Musical, Western

Little Rita has a dream: she dreams of a better world and she believes that all the evil in the world originates from gold. So she has decided to blow up all the gold she can put her hands ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Rita Pavone, Terence Hill, Lucio Dalla, Teddy Reno

Votes: 493

15. Gunman of Ave Maria (1969)

Unrated | 80 min | Western

Mann is a gunman informed by a childhood friend that his father was murdered years earlier by his mother and her lover. To make matters worse, Mann's sister, who is in love with his friend,... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Leonard Mann, Luciana Paluzzi, Pietro Martellanza, Alberto de Mendoza

Votes: 578

17. Los corsarios (1971)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

After the death of her father, the viceroy of a small Caribean island, the beautiful young Isabella is in a big danger. The crafty duke of Burt wants to grab the power on the isle so he ... See full summary »

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Dean Reed, Alberto de Mendoza, Annabella Incontrera, Paca Gabaldón

Votes: 59

18. Blindman (1971)

R | 105 min | Western

After fifty mail-order brides are kidnapped by bandits, the blind gunfighter hired to escort them heads into Mexico in pursuit.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Tony Anthony, Ringo Starr, Lloyd Battista, Magda Konopka

Votes: 1,030

19. Afyon oppio (1972)

100 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

An American underworld up-and-comer relocates to Europe and immerses himself in the dangerous and mysterious world of heroin production.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Silvia Monti, Fausto Tozzi, Steffen Zacharias

Votes: 89

20. Long Lasting Days (1973)

85 min | Drama, Thriller

A man falls in love with a beautiful young woman and puts his life in grave danger to find the money to finance hospital treatment for her.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Mino Reitano, Ewa Aulin, Luciano Catenacci, Franco Ressel

Votes: 34

21. Carambola (1974)

94 min | Comedy, Western

Coby, an ex-soldier and billiards champion, investigates arms trafficking across the U.S.-Mexican border, with the help of his inseparable friend the gigantic Rodovan.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Paul L. Smith, Antonio Cantafora, Horst Frank, Guglielmo Spoletini

Votes: 117

22. Carambola's Philosophy: In the Right Pocket (1975)

70 min | Comedy, Western

The U.S. Army and a bunch of gangsters are in search of a motorbike equipped with a Gatling gun, which was stolen by two notorious rogues Trinity & Carambola.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Antonio Cantafora, Paul L. Smith, Glauco Onorato, Gabriella Andreini

Votes: 64

23. Get Mean (1975)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A wisecracking gunfighter is seemingly hurled through time and space as he escorts a Spanish Princess back to her homeland while contending with barbarians, Moors, evil spirits, a raging bull, and a maniacal Shakespeare-quoting hunchback.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Tony Anthony, Lloyd Battista, Raf Baldassarre, David Dreyer

Votes: 247

25. Nine Guests for a Crime (1977)

87 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

While vacationing on a remote Mediterranean Island, nine guests from bourgeois family are stalked and killed one by one by a mysterious killer.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Sofia Dionisio, Massimo Foschi, Dana Ghia, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 242

27. Terror Express (1980)

84 min | Drama, Thriller

Three thugs commandeer a couple of cars on a moving train and spread terror among the passengers.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Silvia Dionisio, Werner Pochath, Zora Kerova, Gianluigi Chirizzi

Votes: 346

28. La compagna di viaggio (1980)

94 min | Comedy

An Italian Baron, helped by aspiring actress, organizes a robbery on a train. The shot is successful, but the money will be invested badly and so they will put to work another plan.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Anna Maria Rizzoli, Giorgio Bracardi, Raf Luca, Annie Belle

Votes: 101

29. Comin' at Ya! (1981)

R | 91 min | Western

Tragedy strikes as two ruthless brothers kidnap a bride during her wedding. Hurt and angry, H.H. begins his quest to find the love he lost, and take vengeance upon the wicked. Comin' at Ya.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Tony Anthony, Gene Quintano, Victoria Abril, Ricardo Palacios

Votes: 448 | Gross: $12.00M

30. Treasure of the Four Crowns (1983)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy

A group of adventurers are gathered together to retrieve some mystical gems which are in the possession of a deadly cult.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Tony Anthony, Ana Obregón, Gene Quintano, Jerry Lazarus

Votes: 472

31. War Bus (1986)

R | 92 min | Action, War

A group of soldiers in Vietnam, saving some missing in action soldiers in a schoolbus.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Daniel Stephen, Romano Kristoff, Urs Althaus, Gwendolyn Hung

Votes: 198

32. Ten Zan - Ultimate Mission (1988)

84 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Terrorists are making genetic experiments on kidnapped girls. Professor Larson, dreams of creating a master race to rule the world. Scientific organizations in Asia and Europe hire a group of mercenaries who are tasked to kill them.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Frank Zagarino, Mark Gregory, Romano Kristoff, Jinny Rockers

Votes: 75

33. Just a Damned Soldier (1988)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Far East. A commando led by the mercenary Ernst, a veteran of Vietnam, assaults a gold refinery to steal a load of raw nuggets belonging to an old comrade of Ernst.

Director: Ferdinando Baldi | Stars: Peter Hooten, Mark Gregory, Romano Kristoff, Stelio Candelli

Votes: 114

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