[export title “The Black Cobra 2”]
Director “Dan Edwards”/Edoardo Margheriti Producer Luciano Appignani Music Aldo Salvi Song “Stay Baby Stay” Piero Montanari Cinematography Guglielmo Mancori Film Laboratory Luciano Vittorio? Editor Alessandro Lucidi Production Design Joey Luna Art Direction Jojo Magno Costume Design James Price Makeup Artist Gloria Diesta Production Managers Roberto Portoghesi, Sammy Interno First Assistant Director Paul Costello Second Assistant Director Arturo “Boy” Soquerata Property Master Waldo Masconi Sound Assistant Boy Cuenco Sound Engineer Fred Gajudo Boom Man Danny Reyes Special Effects Guy Nealgas Stunt Coordinator “Brando”/Blandino Navarro Camera Operator Adriano Mancori First Assistant Camera Pio Interno Second Assistant Camera Ernie Dela Paz Third Camera Assistant Celso Morante Clapper Loader Edgar Soquerata Production Secretary Angie E. Galang Talent Coordinator Nanding Salcedo Key Grip Luciano Giuseppone Grips Jessie Manalo, Armando Interno Electricians Richard Yap, Ross Davan Location Manager Limbo Lagdameo
Cast Fred Williamson (Lt. Robert 'Bob' Malone), Nicholas Hammond (Lt. Kevin McCall), Emma Hoagland (Peggy Mallory), “Majib”/Majid Jadali (Asad Cabuli), Ned Hourani (Mustapha), Edward Santana (Captain Marton), Kristine Erlandson (Mary McCall), Oscar Daniels (Eddie Mallory), Jonathan Sorenson, Rey Solo, Chantal Manz (Newscaster), Mike Monty (Brennan), Leopoldo Salcedo (Inspector), “Phil”/Philip Gordon (Detective)
Review/Edoardo comment from the Antonio Margheriti website:
Edoardo Margheriti direct his first film with this action movie made exclusively for the foreign market and home Video. It's a sort of a sequel of a different genre of film directed by Stelvio Massi: "The Black Cobra", but in reality "The Black Cobra 2" has in common with his prequel only the title and the leading actor: Fred Williamson, ex Football star who won a Superbowl with the San Francisco 49rs and famous actor - director. Williamson was also a leading, together with Jim Brown, of the film "Take a Hard Ride" (1975) directed by Antonio Margheriti.
The film was produced by Luciano Appignani with l'Immagine Cinematografica, which in 1985 produced also a film by Antonio: "Jungle Raiders". During that film, Luciano was able to appreciate the quality and ability of Edoardo which was the Assistant Director and the Special Effects Supervisor, but also direct a big Second Unit for some action sequences. After that film, Edoardo was hired by Appignani as Line Producer for the thriller: "Fashion Crimes" (La Morte è di Moda - 1987) by Bruno Gaburro.
The following year Luciano Appignani offer to Edoardo the chance to direct his first film: "The Black Cobra 2" which was suppose to be shoot in
Unfortunately, when they were almost ready to start shooting the film, the Australian Unions give them some problems and the Italian Producer decided to suspend the film and recall them back to
Anyway the movie was very much liked by the foreign sellers and was sold very well all over the world. Especially I remember that
The sequel was written and organized so fast that I had no time even to finish editing "Black Cobra 2", travelling to the