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The Saracen Blade (1954)

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Based on the book of the same name by Frank Yerby. Pietro is an orphan who is raised by a family friend in 15th century Italy. When the friend is killed by the same nasty baron who murdered... See full summary »

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Pietro Donati
Betta St. John ...
Lady Iolanthe Rogliano
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Enzio Siniscola
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Elaine of Siniscola
Whitfield Connor ...
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Edgar Barrier ...
Baron Rogliano
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Isaac
Pamela Duncan ...
Zenobia
Guy Prescott ...
Donati (as Frank Pulaski)
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Based on the book of the same name by Frank Yerby. Pietro is an orphan who is raised by a family friend in 15th century Italy. When the friend is killed by the same nasty baron who murdered Pietro's father as he led the peasants in revolt against the baron's tyranny, Pietro vows vengeance against the entire family. This will prove difficult, since he's been in love with the daughter of the nasty baron since he was a child and wants to marry her. Written by Marta Dawes <smdawes@home.com>

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6 June 1954 (USA)  »

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A Espada Sarracena  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.85 : 1
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Haroun: [speaking of Pietro] Twenty lashes don't do any good. Give him thirty.
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highly recommended
12 November 2005 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

I loved this movie very much mainly thanks to RICARDO MONTALBAN who plays the role of Pietro the hero. Young RICARDO MONTALBAN is just fascinating: Handsome , charming ,viril , strong brave every talent we expect from a real Man and real Gentelman. He is just the type for this role. He is a tender lover and a brave fighter he seeks justice and is ready to pay the consequences( He offers himself to get the Punishment instead of a woman slave and is lashed on his muscled bare sweating back courageously . no surprise that women fall in love with him , but remains devoted to his true love. I highly recommend this movie to everyone who loves adventure and romance


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