The Salamander 41 years old

The Salamander

An Italian policeman investigates a series of murders involving people in prominent positions. Left behind at each murder scene is a drawing of a salamander. The policeman begins to suspect these murders are linked to a plot to seize control of the government.

Credits

The Salamander Cast

Name Character
Franco Nero He was 39, now 80 years old as Carabinieri Colonel Dante Matucci
Anthony Quinn He was 65, 86 years old when he died as Bruno Manzini
Christopher Lee He was 58, 93 years old when he died as Prince Baldasar, the Director of Counterintelligence
Marino Masé He was 41, now 83 years old as Captain Rigoli
Eli Wallach He was 65, 98 years old when he died as General Leporello
Claudia Cardinale She was 42, now 84 years old as Elena Leporello
Nello Pazzafini He was 47, 64 years old when he died as Manzini's Bodyguard (uncredited)
John Steiner He was 39, now 81 years old as Captain Roditi
Martin Balsam He was 61, 76 years old when he died as Captain Steffanelli
Sybil Danning She was 28, now 70 years old as Lili Anders
Cleavon Little He was 41, 53 years old when he died as Major Carl Malinowski, USMC
Anita Strindberg She was 36, now 78 years old as Princess Faubiani
Margherita Horowitz She was 61, 70 years old when she died as Wife of Minister of Defense (uncredited)
Omero Capanna He was 38, 61 years old when he died as Hitman (uncredited)
Jacques Herlin He was 56, 89 years old when he died as Woodpecker
Tom Felleghy He was 59, now 100 years old as Man at Funeral (uncredited)
John Stacy He was 66, 74 years old when he died as Concierge
Paul L. Smith He was 44, 75 years old when he died as The Surgeon
Larry Dolgin as Captain Roditi (voice) (uncredited)
Renzo Palmer He was 51, 58 years old when he died as Carabinieri Major Giorgione
Andrea Esterhazy She was 67, 70 years old when she died as Minister of Defense
Attilio Dottesio He was 71, 79 years old when he died as Party Guest of Manzini's (uncredited)
Fortunato Arena He was 59, 72 years old when he died as General Pantaleone

The Salamander Crew

Name Department
Peter Zinner as Director. He was 61 (88) years old when He died Directing
Giantito Burchiellaro as Art Direction. He was 40 (now 82) years old Art
Claudio M. Cutry as Editor. Editing
Wayne Fitzgerald as Title Designer. He was 50 (89) years old when He died Art
Marcello Gatti as Director of Photography. He was 56 (89) years old when He died Camera
Erwin C. Dietrich as Producer. He was 50 (87) years old when He died Production
Joe Pollini as Production Manager. Production
Renzo Rossellini as Co-Producer. He was 72 (74) years old when He died Production
Angelo Ragusa as Stunts. He was 28 (65) years old when He died Crew
The Salamander poster
The Salamander (41 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, January 01, 1981
  • Runtime: 103 minutes