Thursday, July 30, 2009

RIP Tony Brandt

The IMDb and Legends of the Cinema are both reporting that assistant director/actor Tony Brand died on July 25th. Often credited with co-director status on Monte Hellman’s 1978 “China 9, Liberty 37” this was only done for co-production reasons and his name was listed for tax purposes only and was never involved as director. Mr. Brandt did appear as an actor and assistant director on several other European westerns as listed below.

BRANDT, Antonio
Born: 6/13/1930, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Died: 7/25/2009, Padova, Veneto, Italy,

Tony Brandt’s westerns – actor, assistant director.
The Arizona Kid – 1971 [actor]
Duck You Sucker (aka A Fistful of Dynamite) – 1971 [assistant director]
Massacre at Fort Holman – 1972 [assistant director]
China 9, Liberty 37 – 1978 (Jefferson) [actor]

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