Classic Westerns

Nest of Vipers (1969)

Director: Giulio Petroni
Actors: Luke Askew, Luigi Pistilli, Magda Konopka, Chelo Alonso, William Bogart
Runtime: 106 min.

A corrupt Mexican Federale joins a band of criminals plotting to rob an innocent orphan. They hire a drunken gringo as a patsy, but he quickly sobers up when he learns what he is being asked to do.

Trivia: This movie is also known as Night of the Serpent. Director Giulio Petroni is best known as the director of Death Rides a Horse. Luigi Pistilli played Father Ramirez in The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Chelo Alonso (Dolores) starred in a number of "Swords & Sandals" films in the early 1960s. She began her career as a dancer at the Folies Bergères cabaret in Paris, France.