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Goliath and the Barbarians (1959)
"Il terrore dei barbari" (original title)

 |  Adventure  |  November 1959 (USA)
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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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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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The production had to shut down when the money ran out. American-Internation Pictures' executives James H. Nicholson and Samuel Z. Arkoff were shown rushes from the film and agreed to buy the US distribution rights, which gave the film's producers the money to continue production. With their own Steve Reeves movie (retitled Goliath and the Barbarians (1959)) in theaters only five months after the box-office sensation Hercules (1958), American-International had one of its biggest hits up to that time. See more »

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Igor: Londo, your dancing makes fires burn in my veins.
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Reeves Stars in Swashbuckler
18 December 2000 | by (Cleveland,Ohio) – See all my reviews

There were a lot of 50s and early 60s swashbuckling costume dramas that must have played in saturday afternoon double features in this country.I didn't get a chance to see a lot of them until the middle 60s,when they would show them on local tv on saturday afternoons.This is one that I didn't get a chance to see until December,1973.There isn't a whole lot more that I can add to what Dinky said.I think that Chelo,as the heroine,is simply ravishing,and,depending on how your tastes run,maybe Steve is quite delectable,too.And she's the only one in the film whose chest rivals his in size.


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