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Swordsman of Siena (1962)
"La congiura dei dieci" (original title)

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A Spanish overlord controls 16th-century Tuscany. He plans to marry into a prominent Italian family and hires an Englishman to serve as bodyguard for his less-than-eager fiancee. The ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Thomas Stanswood
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Orietta Arconti
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Serenella Arconti
Riccardo Garrone ...
Don Carlos
Alberto Lupo ...
Andrea Paresi
Marina Berti ...
Countess of Osta
Tullio Carminati ...
Father Giacomo
Claudio Gora ...
Leoni
Fanfulla
Giulio Marchetti ...
Carlos' servant
Carlo Rizzo ...
Gino
Ignazio Dolce ...
(as Ignazio Dolci)
Fausto Tozzi ...
Hugo
Tom Felleghy ...
Capitano spagnolo (as Tom Felleghi)
Antonio Ricci ...
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A Spanish overlord controls 16th-century Tuscany. He plans to marry into a prominent Italian family and hires an Englishman to serve as bodyguard for his less-than-eager fiancee. The bodyguard finds his allegiance switching to the rebels who seek to overthrow the Spaniard, even as he finds himself drawn to the woman he's been hired to protect. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Love in a Land of Treachery and Temptation!

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Adventure | Romance

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5 December 1962 (USA)  »

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Swordsman of Siena  »

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[Stanswood lays Serenella on a table in the church after she is shoot by an archer for being out passed curfew]
Serenella Arconti: Thomas?
Thomas Stanswood: You're going to be alright.
Serenella Arconti: Was... was it wrong to defy Don Carlos and Orietta?
Thomas Stanswood: No. You're right to hate tyranny and oppression. Your people must be very proud of you.
Serenella Arconti: Are... are you proud of me, Thomas?
Thomas Stanswood: Yes, very proud. Remember you wanted me to take you to England?
Serenella Arconti: Yes.
Thomas Stanswood: You still want to go?
Serenella Arconti: Oh yes, more than ever!
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A nice and simple story...
14 September 2001 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It's about an 16th-century english swordsman who has to protect a noblewoman. She is not particularly interested in having a protector. The noblewoman lives in an italian village where the people live under the reign of a dictator. There is also a secret group called 'The Ten', which is trying to free the village. When the swordsman sees what is going on he switches allegiance...


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