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The Lion of Thebes (1964)

Leone di Tebe (original title)
Hercules being heroic in ancient Greece.

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Tutmes
Pierre Cressoy ...
Ramses
Nerio Bernardi ...
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Rosalba Neri ...
Nais
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Menophis
Nello Pazzafini ...
Wrestler
Pietro Capanna
Roberto Messina ...
Wrestler (as Giovanni Messina)
Tullio Altamura ...
Elnà, mercante di gioielli
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Ufficiale di Tutmès
Valerio Tordi
Diego Michelotti
Alberto Lupo ...
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Hercules being heroic in ancient Greece.

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Another palace intrigue
24 March 2017 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

If you thought the fall of Troy was the end of things for the beautiful Helen than this film The Lion Of Thebes will set you straight. Yvonne Furneaux as Helen is shipwrecked with one of King Menelaus's men the mighty Mark Forest soon to be known as the Lion Of Thebes because of his strength and courage.

These two are no sooner arrived at Thebes in Egypt then they are hip deep in a struggle for palace power at the court of Pharoah Rameses.

All I can say is that Helen finally gets a happy ever after ending in this rather poor Peplum film. I'd not be wasting any of my viewing time with this.


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