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Brennus, Enemy of Rome (1963)

Brenno il nemico di Roma (original title)
This film features a colossal clash between a mass of invaders and the faithful Roman soldiers who must fight to defend the Roman Empire.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Kendall ...
Quinto Fabio
Ursula Davis ...
Massimo Serato ...
Marco Furio Camillo
Margherita Girelli ...
Carlo Lombardi
Anna-Maria Pace
Vassili Karis ...
(as Marco Vassilli)
Michel Gaida
Lucio De Santis
Aldo Cecconi
Fedele Gentile ...
(as Roland Gray)
Goffredo Unger
Pietro Tordi ...
Aldo Pini


This film features a colossal clash between a mass of invaders and the faithful Roman soldiers who must fight to defend the Roman Empire.

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Before Conan, There was one Barbarian renowned for his ferocity...


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21 December 1963 (Italy)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Brenno: Collect the survivors and amputate the thumbs and forefingers of their right hands. That will stop them from using a bow.
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Several cuts above most films in the genre....
30 April 2006 | by (Fairfax, VA) – See all my reviews

Brennus, Enemy of Rome (aka Battle of the Valiant) is several cuts above most films in its genre. The well drawn characters and intricate plot are mostly responsible for its superiority, not to mention the fact that most of the story is historically accurate. A brisk pace with lots of action account for more of its success. But primarily it is the two main characters so well portrayed with superior acting by the fierce Gordon Mitchell (Brennus) and the handsome, urbane Tony Kendall as Quintus Fabius. All these elements add up to a rousing tale that will keep viewers enthralled culminating in a grand duel mano a mano by the principals. It is hard to believe that Kendall was not cast in more roles of this sort, he looks perfect for the part of a patrician military officer and is entirely natural and comfortably credible in acting the part. Mitchell, of course, did many roles of this sort and was at his best in them. Brennus is one of his best; see also "The Fury of Achilles" and "Julius Caesar Against the Pirates" for two more of his best. Films such as these are both exciting and entertaining, sometimes even educational like this one. A resurgence of them would be welcome.

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