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Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun (1964)

Ercole contro i figli del sole (original title)
Hercules is rescued by Prince Maytha and his warriors. Athualpa, King of the Incas, is to sacrifice Princess Yamara to the Sun God. Hercules must save her and defeat the King.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Anna-Maria Pace ...
Princess Hamara
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Prince Maytha
Ángela Rhu ...
The Queen
Giulio Donnini ...
High Priest
German Grech ...
Captain of the Guards
Andrea Scotti ...
Hino
Franco Fantasia ...
Carlo Latimer ...
Chako, village leader
Romano Ghini ...
Cleor
José Riesgo ...
King Huasca
Antonio Acqua ...
Maytha's Priest
Stefano Conti ...
Adro
Gilberto Galvani ...
Prisoner (as Gilberto Galvan)
Assia Zezon ...
Handmaiden
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Hercules is rescued by Prince Maytha and his warriors. Athualpa, King of the Incas, is to sacrifice Princess Yamara to the Sun God. Hercules must save her and defeat the King.

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8 August 1964 (Italy)  »

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The part of the "Queen" was originally cast with Rosalba Neri, but while filming she was replaced by Ángela Rhu. However some footage with Rosalba Neri was left in the film and she can also be seen on many publicity stills. See more »

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When Hercules and Maytha first meet, Maytha says how he never saw a white man before, and Hercules remarks about how the Incans are a people he's never heard of before. Despite both of them being totally ignorant of each other's cultures, they speak the same language and have no trouble communicating this to each other. See more »

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King Ata Hualpa: What's wrong with you, my queen? The spectacle is not to your liking?
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A strange one, even by the standards of the genre
18 December 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

So there's this mythical strongman, see, and he likes sailing the seven seas with his Greek buddies. One day a big storm comes along and WHAM: they're shipwrecked and get washed ashore in sunny South America! Everyone dies except Hercules who get's rescued by the natives who enlist his aid in overthrowing the local tyrant. There's some wacky homoerotic ritual sacrifices and lots of battle sequences, and to top it all off, the film ends with some spectacular travelogue footage of snowcapped Peruvian mountains and a llama! WOW!


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