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Skanderbeg (1954)

Velikiy voin Albanii Skanderbeg (original title)
This is the true story of the National Hero of Albanians, George Kastrioti Scanderbeg, from his birth to his death. 1405-1468. Based mainly upon the monk writer Marin Barleti, the movie ... See full summary »

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Akaki Khorava ...
Besa Imami ...
Adivie Alibali ...
Semyon Sokolovsky ...
Veriko Anjaparidze ...
Dafina (as Veriko Andjaparidze)
Georgi Chernovolenko ...
Naim Frashëri ...
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Aleksandr Vertinskiy ...
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Kontesha
Nikolai Bubnov
Oleg Zhakov
Sergo Zakariadze
Vladimir Belokurov ...
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Vahram Papazyan
Boris Tenin
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This is the true story of the National Hero of Albanians, George Kastrioti Scanderbeg, from his birth to his death. 1405-1468. Based mainly upon the monk writer Marin Barleti, the movie starts off with how the boy Scanderbeg was taken hostage by the ottoman turks and trained from them until he became one of the most outstanding warriors of the Ottoman Empire, then later returned home to his country to organized the oppressed Albanians into a fierce and heroic resistance for over 30 years. After converting from Islam to Christianity (the religion of ancestors) he managed to keep the greatest empire on earth at the time from invading Albania. His story is an inspiration to generations of Albanians, wherever they lived. Written by Hectord

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I did not bring you freedom, but I already found here among all of you.

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12 July 1954 (USA)  »

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25 April 2015 | by (london) – See all my reviews

i already watch this movie more than three times and every time i watch it in the end i was always thinking the same thing wow this movie is fantastic i like this true history like the middle age war and the strategy that is used in this period of time is fantastic Albania is proud to have soldier like Gjergj Kastrioti and plenty plenty great soldier and bed thing about it is because movie is too old and need a remake to be even better to know this generation what a great warrior use to be Gjergj Kastriot a.k.a Skenderbeg, glad to watch this movie from 1953 such a grateful and strong history from great name and soldier it will be even better if we see soon the new movie with the same history


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