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In order to flee from powerful enemies, young Mayan king Balam leads his people north across the Gulf of Mexico to the coast of what will become the United States. They build a home in the ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Chief Black Eagle
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Balam
Shirley Anne Field ...
Ixchel
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Ah Min
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Ah Haleb
Barry Morse ...
Ah Zok
Armando Silvestre ...
Isatai
Leo Gordon ...
Hunac Ceel
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Ixzubin (as Victoria Vettri)
Rudy Solari ...
Pitz
Ford Rainey ...
The chief
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Angel Di Steffano ...
Balam
José Moreno ...
The youth
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In order to flee from powerful enemies, young Mayan king Balam leads his people north across the Gulf of Mexico to the coast of what will become the United States. They build a home in the new land but come into conflict with a tribe of Native Americans led by their chief, Black Eagle, while both Balam and Black Eagle fall in love the beautiful Mayan princess Ixchel. Written by Bruno Antony

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How a lost world became a new world of adventure!


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18 December 1963 (USA)  »

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Könige der Sonne  »

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The Mayans and the Mississippians seem to speak the same language, when in fact they are from separate language families (Mayan and Algonquian). See more »

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Referenced in The Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald (1964) See more »

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I liked its clever premise
8 September 1999 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie is terrific!. I liked its clever premise of the Mayan culture contacting the Plains Indian culture. The Kon Tiki and Ra voyages of Thor Heyerdahl proved that "primitive" peoples sailed amazingly far distances, so the Mayans reaching North America and meeting a North American tribe is quite feasible. The two cultures' contact was fascinating and involving. I saw this movie years ago, and then once or twice on broadcast television channels. I wish I could see it again! With all the wide variety of cable and satellite channels now available, I wish one of them would show The Kings Of The Sun....... Or that it would become available on video or DVD.......


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