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The Giant of Metropolis (1961)

Il gigante di Metropolis (original title)
Muscleman Ohro travels to the sinful capital of Atlantis to rebuke its godlessness and hubris and becomes involved in the battle against its evil lord Yoh-tar and his hideous super-science ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Obro
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La principessa Mecede
Roldano Lupi ...
Il re Yotar
Marietto ...
Elmos
Omero Gargano ...
Il vecchio saggio
Mario Meniconi ...
Il padre di Obro
Carlo Tamberlani
Luigi Moneta ...
Il primo ministro
Ugo Sasso ...
Il capitano delle guardie nere
Renato Terra ...
Il giovane scienzato
Carlo Enrici
Leopoldo Savona ...
Danzatore (as Leo Coleman)
Furio Meniconi ...
Egon, father of Yota
Liana Orfei ...
Queen Texen
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Muscleman Ohro travels to the sinful capital of Atlantis to rebuke its godlessness and hubris and becomes involved in the battle against its evil lord Yoh-tar and his hideous super-science schemes. Written by D.A. Kellough <dkelloug@infinet.com>

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26 October 1961 (Italy)  »

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The Giant of Metropolis  »

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(Eastmancolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Since he was not able to actually learn pages of dialog in Italian, Gordon Mitchell admitted that he would sometimes simply recite bawdy limericks during his scenes. More appropriate dialog would be looped in later. See more »

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Il padre di Obro: Hear me, my sons. My strength is wading now. My journey has ended here. Listen carefully. I leave to you all - but especially you, Obro - the duty of carrying out that mission our people are trusted to. On the other side of that mountain lies Metropolis, the city which has attained a terrifying civilization. You are to go and say to its ruler, and to its people, that they are wrong. They should never use their knowledge of science to defeat the ends of nature; to sew the seeds of ...
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Fetish Fun! Italofantascienza Rules!
8 March 2002 | by (West Hollywood, California) – See all my reviews

GIANT OF METROPOLIS is pure unadulterated camp fun! Seconding the motion & comments by The Vid of Colorado Springs, this sword and sandal Italian import from the Sixties has just been released on DVD at long last. This was one of my childhood faves and showcases blond hunk Gordon Mitchell, sets by Bava protege Giorgio Giovannini, wild Sodomite dancing, feathered dancers, magnetic death rays, costumes right out of PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES, and this is a must-see for all lovers of Italian sci-fi! Pure guilty pleasure at its best!


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