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

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


Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.

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25 December 1963 (USA)  »

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


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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One of the best of the genre
18 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Way above average for this type of thing. Lavishly produced, with plenty of truly rousing action sequences and a real sense of fun helped in no small way by the presence of Mark Forest. Forest had charisma to spare, with his teen idol good looks (impaired only slightly by a prematurely receding hairline!) and herculean physique. Most of all he really seemed to get into the action and fight scenes and in this film he's ably supported by the stunt choreographers, who bring a sense of humor reminiscent of the old Burt Lancaster epics (THE CRIMSON PIRATE etc.) or the early Jackie Chan. In addition SINS OF BABYLON is directed with real flair. Highly recommended for those into peplum.

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