MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 158,808 this week

Il falco rosso (1949)

 |  Drama  |  5 December 1949 (Italy)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(awaiting 5 votes)
Reviews: 1 user

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 529 titles
created 19 Dec 2012
 
list image
a list of 96 titles
created 19 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Il falco rosso" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Il falco rosso.
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jacques Sernas ...
Raniero d'Atri
Tamara Lees ...
Clotilde di Tuscolo
Paul Muller ...
Barone Goffredo
Victor Ledda ...
Il Conte Tuscolo
Pietro Tordi ...
Demetrio
Ugo Sasso ...
Pietro
Piero Palermini ...
Gilberto
Carla Calò ...
Gemma Bolognesi ...
Berta
Arturo Bragaglia
Anna Di Lorenzo ...
Rosalinda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nino Javert
Renato Valente
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 December 1949 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Le faucon rouge  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Familiar tale convincingly done with brio and good local settings
18 September 2004 | by (Falls Church, VA) – See all my reviews

***SPOILERS*** ***SPOILERS***

This familiar tale set in Renaissance Italy has been done many times both before and after this entry. It concerns a young noble Raniero (played by a young Jacques Sernas six years before his stunning entry into the international peplum genre as Paris in Warner's 1955 "Helen of Troy") returning to his home country after traveling, only to find the nasty Barone Godfredo (lanky and loathsome Paul Muller)tyrannizing the populace. The two meet at an inn where the young innkeeper is celebrating his marriage, the festa is interrupted by the Baron. The Baron commands that the young couple appear at his castle, where noble Raniero is also bound as a guest. Later when the couple appears as demanded, the Baron insists on the right of "droit de signeur", meaning to exercise his right to the first night bedding the new wife. When the couple pleads for mercy, the angry baron has his henchmen bind and flog the husband, then shoot him with an arrow. The wife, in terror, jumps from the castle parapet. The horrified Raniero witnesses this and it prompts him to pretend that he is a meek and studious scholar, but he secretly vows revenge, becoming the daring "Red Falcon" a masked rebel rouser performing daring raids against the baron's army. The "Red Falcon" kidnaps Clothilde, Godfredo's intended bride on her way to the baron, forcing her to spend the "first night" in his lair, thus humiliating the baron. From then on it's deadly warfare between the two enemies coming to an exciting climax when Clothilde reveals his identity to the villainous baron and Raniero is imprisoned and tortured. This entertaining swashbuckler will keep you interested all the way to its rousing finale.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Il falco rosso (1949) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?