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The White Warrior (1959)
"Agi Murad il diavolo bianco" (original title)

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The story of Hadji Murad, a 19th-century Chechen chieftain who led his warriors in a fight against the invading forces of the Russian Czar.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Agi / Hadji Murad, the White Warrior
...
Sultanet, Aslan Bey's Daughter
Scilla Gabel ...
Princess Maria Vorontsova
Renato Baldini ...
Ahmed Khan
Gérard Herter ...
Prince Sergei Vorontzov
Milivoje Zivanovic ...
Nikola Popovic ...
King Shamil
Jovan Gec ...
Aslan Bey
Niksa Stefanini ...
Goanzalo
Milivoje Popovic-Mavid ...
Doctor Eldar
Marija Tocinoski ...
(as MarijaTocinowki)
Pasquale Basile
Goffredo Unger ...
(as Goffredo Ungaro)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antun Nalis ...
Melders, Murad's Lieutenant
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The story of Hadji Murad, a 19th-century Chechen chieftain who led his warriors in a fight against the invading forces of the Russian Czar.

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warrior | russian | czar | uniform | infantry | See more »

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10 February 1961 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El diablo blanco  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa #29387 delivered on June 4, 1959. See more »

Quotes

Prince Sergei: [referring to Hadji Murad] There are many ways of making him give in. For example, crushing his fingers one by one, slowly, while he screams and screams, maddened with pain.
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For the U.S. English dubbed version, released through Warner Brothers, the name of director Riccardo Freda was listed in the credits as "Richard Freda." See more »

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REEVES DOUBLE DESERVES COSTAR BILLING.
14 November 1999 | by (CARDIFF, WALES) – See all my reviews

I was a huge fan of Steve Reeves in the early 60's and saw all of his movies,however on seeing some of them again recently I was amazed at how extensively doubled he was in his many action scenes.In his character's final fight scene in THE WHITE WARRIOR he is doubled throughout by a stuntman who bears scant resemblence to him at all.I don't want to burst the guy's bubble at all as Reeves remains one of the cult action stars but I would have thought that a great part of the enjoyment of getting into these sort of movies would be to film at least part of your own fight scenes. Reeves rarely did. THE WHITE WARRIOR is not one of his best and is hardly the epic described on the video cover;it plays like an amateur dramatic societys attempt at TARAS BULBA! You know that the hero's name is Agi Murad because everyone who speaks to him uses his name about a dozen times.There are two beautiful actresses in this movie,Scilla Gabel and Georgia Moll and Reeves is less cautious about kissing them than he is about doing his own stunts.However,those who choose to watch a Reeves movie never wanted to see him kiss,we wanted to see him fight.It seems that in retrospect we rarely did,just an un-named stuntman.Another childhood illusion shattered.


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