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La corona di ferro (1941)

A crown, supposedly made from a nail out of the Cross of Christ and the metal of Roman swords, becomes a legend and a symbol of justice.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elisa Cegani ...
La madre di Elsa & Elsa
Luisa Ferida ...
Kavaora, madre di Tundra & Tundra
Rina Morelli ...
La vecchia del fuso
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Il re Sedemondo di Kindaor
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Licinio & Arminio, suo figlio
Osvaldo Valenti ...
Eriberto
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Trifilli
Primo Carnera ...
Klasa, il servo di Tundra
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A crown, supposedly made from a nail out of the Cross of Christ and the metal of Roman swords, becomes a legend and a symbol of justice.

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1941 (Turkey)  »

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The Iron Crown  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.37 : 1
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Massimo Girotti plays two different roles in the film: Licinio and Arminio. His voice is dubbed over for both parts, as Licinio by Augusto Marcacci and as Arminio by Gualtiero De Angelis. See more »

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Wonderul Vintage Epic from Italia!
18 October 2003 | by (Fords,NJ) – See all my reviews

Bravo Blassetti ! Bravo Massimo Girotti ! What a surprise from Italy! An Epic saga..Mythological & religious...Sort of an Italian Star Wars meets Robin Hood meets Ben Hur ! Action ! Lust ! Mythological settings ! Forests, loincloths ,moats,chariots, swords, jousting & a story line which never loses your interest!!What a Spectacle !! predates most of our great spectacular films of the 1950s by many yrs (Ok, we had silent films King of Kings & 10 Commandments & some other De Mille Films, Sign of the Cross etc) but this mythological setting was unusual for the times... Cant wait to see again.. Massimo Girotti whose work I know from Senso & later Medea is excellent... rest of cast were not known to me & also not aware of director, Blassetti.... now I am !Will look forward to viewing The Iron Crown again,.and other films by Blassetti..Thanks again TCM !!


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