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The Sword and the Dragon (1956)

Ilya Muromets (original title)
A mythical knight goes on an epic journey and fights barbarian hordes in an ancient land.

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Shukur Burkhanov ...
Tsar Kalin
Andrei Abrikosov ...
Natalya Medvedeva ...
Princess Apraksia (as N. Medvedeva)
Ninel Myshkova ...
Vasilisa [Vilya, US] (as Nelli Myshkova)
Sergei Martinson ...
Mishatychka
Georgi Dyomin ...
Aleksandr Shvorin ...
Sokolnichek
Nikolay Glazkov ...
Plenchishye
Vladimir Solovyov ...
Kassyan (as V. Solovyov)
Mikhail Pugovkin ...
Razumets
Sergei Stolyarov ...
Shamshi Tyumenbayev ...
(as Sh. Tyumenbayev)
Sadykbek Dzhamanov ...
Sartak (as S. Dzhamanov)
Vsevolod Tyagushev ...
Sbrodovich (as V. Tyagushev)
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Ilya is a cripple without the use of his legs. When he aids some weary travellers, they surprise him by giving him a potion that restores his legs. He immediately becomes powerful and sets off to prove himself to his King. Doing so, he fights the evil Tugars, a wind demon that looks like a cross between a goblin and The Noid, a zeppelin-like ambassador, and the evil Tugars. Ilya gets framed for a crime he didn't commit, then is freed, then finally dispatches the Tugars and their dragon. Written by Jonah Falcon <jonahnynla@mindspring.com>

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16 November 1960 (USA)  »

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(35 mm magnetic prints)| (35 mm optical prints)

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2.35 : 1
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In addition to dubbing the voice for Kalin, Paul Frees also voiced a number of other characters throughout the film. See more »

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Bravo Ilya Muromets, Bravo
7 September 1999 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I give this movie a 10 on the basis that it provided me with countless hours enjoyment when I was a child. Though many years have past since first viewing this movie, it still holds true today that there is good and there is evil. There is sorrow and there is joy. There is pain and there are miracles. This movie has it all not to mention a few extra childhood fantasy's. Ilya Muromets was my hero. "Bravo Ilya Muromets, Bravo". It was my favorite childhood movie.


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