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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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When Chief Black Eagle (Yul Brynner) and the enemy warrior fall off the pyramid together, they land in what is clearly a softened landing pad covered with sand, as at least 10 square feet of sand around them erupts into the air when they land in it. See more »

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A plea for help in locating a copy of this film!

Hello out there!

I remember seeing this movie a few times back un the mid sixties and loving it. How bad I felt for the Mayans as they are defeated by the Toltecs (or whoever) and the royal family and troops retreat to the palace. But ahh the escape via tunnel and ultimately ship, to the Gulf coast of America. And yes, the final battle with the native indians coming to the aid of the Mayans (no place to run this time!)

I now realize this movie is not on video, but does anyone have a copy of their own somehow, that would be willing to make other copies? I would pay well for one!

What about German or other foreign versions?

Please contact me even if you have no news news and simply want to talk about the movie or book (which I have).


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