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Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)
"Maciste, l'eroe più grande del mondo" (original title)

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Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Forest ...
Maciste / Goliath / Marcellus
José Greci ...
Regia / Chelima
Giuliano Gemma ...
Xandros
Erno Crisa ...
Morakeb
Mimmo Palmara ...
Alceas
Livio Lorenzon ...
Evandro
Piero Lulli ...
Pergasos
Paul Muller ...
King Rukus
Eleonora Bianchi ...
Sacrifical Victim
Jacques Herlin ...
Phoenician Merchant
Alfio Caltabiano ...
Meneos
Arnaldo Fabrizio ...
Goliath the Dwarf
Ugo Sasso ...
Father of a Sacrificial Victim
Harold Bradley ...
Regia's Servant
Calisto Calisti ...
Delos, King's Adviser
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Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.

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Italian censorship visa#40985 issued August 10, 1963. See more »

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Morakeb: [supervising the torture of Goliath] I know of only one thing worse than physical pain, and that's waiting to be killed. Yes, he might suffer badly waiting for the mortal blow, or he might be lucky and receive it from the first spear.
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When Genres Repeat
16 April 2004 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Goliath returns to his home land to help stop the flow of 30 virgins a year to Babylon.

As Sword and Sandal films go this is pretty good. Its not the worst its not the best. Its just a good, light entertaining film that makes you smile as things go along. Filled with interesting set pieces, a chariot race, a sea battle, dungeon torture, this movie attempts to give you more than the usual film of this nature.

The trouble is that the film seems to have been done before. Its not even so much that the film has the same plot as the vast majority of this type of film, its that the sets, the tortures and perhaps whole sequences show up elsewhere. Even allowing for the fact that the trailer has shown up on various other taps and DVDs, this film seems overly familiar, especially to anyone who has ever watched more than a handful of these films.

Still as these things go its not a bad movie. See it.


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