Twelfth-century Lombardy lies under the iron heel of German overlord Count Ulrich 'The Hawk', but in the mountains, guerillas yet resist. Five years before our story, Ulrich stole away the pretty wife of young archer Dardo who, cynical rather than embittered, still has little interest in joining the rebels. But this changes when his son, too, is taken from him. The rest is lighthearted swashbuckling, plus romantic interludes with lovely hostage Anne. Written by
Rod Crawford <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
When Warners' publicity department claimed that Lancater did all his own stunts, it raised the ire of veteran stuntman Don Turner, who stood in for the actor in at least three fight scenes although he sought no credit for the acrobatic scenes, See more
Just as the boy Rudy is captured by the soldiers (and when he should be frightened), you see him grinning quite broadly at someone off-camera. See more
A man who knows what he's dying for... only seems to die.