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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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Emiliano (a.k.a. "Goliath")
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Landa
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Giulia Rubini ...
Lidia
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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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Most of the Italian produced sword and sandal/mythological muscle man movies were shot in the American Technicolor or Eastman Color process. This film was shot using the Italian produced Ferraniacolor film stock. See more »

Quotes

Igor: Londo, your dancing makes fires burn in my veins.
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An entertaining brew of biceps and babes
27 May 1999 | by (Minneapolis) – See all my reviews

It's easy to get these Italian sandal-and-spear movies mixed up, but clearly the best "hero" to emerge from the genre was Steve Reeves. His mere presence elevates a movie from the "also-ran" to the "must-see" status. Reeves looks great in this predictable but lively outing which has him tied between two horses charging in opposite directions. Rather than being pulled apart like a wishbone, Reeves manages to rein them in, and you know something? His powerful physique and straining muscles almost make this seem plausible. The dubbing, as usual, is sloppy, but hey, who's looking at the lips?


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