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Goliath and the Barbarians (1959)

Il terrore dei barbari (original title)
When barbarians invade his village and kill his father, a local man wages a one-man war against them.
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Credited cast:
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Emiliano (a.k.a. "Goliath")
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Landa
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Giulia Rubini ...
Lidia
Arturo Dominici ...
Svevo
Gino Scotti ...
Count Daniele
Livio Lorenzon ...
Igor
Luciano Marin ...
Marco
Andrea Checchi ...
Delfo (Londo's father)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carla Calò ...
Bruno's Mother
Fabrizio Capucci ...
Bruno
Clara Coppola
Cesare Fantoni
Carla Foscari
Veriano Ginesi ...
Barbarian Fighter
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When barbarians invade his village and kill his father, a local man wages a one-man war against them.

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10,000 Sights... 10,000 Thrills... The Fabulous Giant of Giants! See more »

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November 1959 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Steve Reeves and Bruce Cabot's voices were dubbed by other actors in the English language version. See more »

Quotes

Londo: You're very strong, but you don't look like a woodcutter.
Emiliano: Appearances are deceiving.
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Put Goliath and the Barbarians on dvd or vhs.

I saw Steve Reeves In Goliath and the Barbarians first . I was nine years old. I am now 51. I had been enchanted with Samson And Delilah with Victor Mature up until I saw Stevie in this movie. Stevie Immediately made me a follower of his movies after that. I want them all!

If movie makers can bring Weismuller's tarzan movies to dvd or vhs, then, with Steve Reeves' baby -boomer following ,it should be lucrative to bring ALL of his movies back. If I'm willing to buy all of them then hundreds of thousands baby-boomers are too. I got very lucky and dubbed Goliath from a television transmission in the late 80's. Even my children liked this movie then and they still watch it now! This movie is really that remarkable and probably that marketable. Keep Steve Reeves alive; keep his artistic creations alive. Please put Goliath and his other movies on plastic so we can play our part. THANKS.


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