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Hercules and the Princess of Troy (1965)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  12 September 1965 (USA)
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The mighty Hercules battles a sea monster to save the legendary city of Troy.

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Paul Stevens ...
Diogenes
Mart Hulswit ...
Diana Hyland ...
Princess Diana
Steve Garrett ...
Petra
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Pirate Captain
George Ardisson ...
Leander (as Giorgio Ardisson)
Roger Browne ...
Ortag
Jacques Stany ...
Argus (as Jacques Stanislawski)
Mario Novelli ...
Botus
Dan Christian ...
Boatswain
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Superstrong hero Hercules, aided by young Ulysses and scientific wit Diogenes, journeys to Troy, where the city's virgins are being sacrificed to a horrible sea monster. When Princess Diana, heir to the Trojan throne currently being held by her evil uncle Petra, is selected to become the sea monster's next victim, Hercules must battle the monster - and Petra's warriors - in order to save her. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@soltec.net>

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This was the pilot for a TV series titled "Hercules", that never materialized. The series would have Hercules (Gordon Scott) as Hercules, master of the ship Olympia, along with the philosopher Diogenes (Paul Stevens), returning the young Ulysses (Mart Hulswit) to Thebes. Each episode would have the ship stopping at various locations where they would face challenges and adventures. The producers were planning to recruit U.S. actors familiar to American TV viewers, especially actors who were already in Europe working on other projects. This was the last appearance in a peplum, as he moved on to its replacement genre, the spaghetti western. See more »

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See it for the monster
18 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not a great movie, this was (as has been pointed out) a pilot for an unsold television series (produced by Joseph E. Levine, who distributed the original Steve Reeves HERCULES) based on the adventures of Hercules. I remembering looking forward to this after seeing a magazine article featuring Carlo Rambaldi's sea monster. In truth, the monster is the only thing worth watching in the show. It's well crafted but badly used. In a few shots it looks very convincing, in others like a big mechanical puppet pointlessly waving its claws around. Still worth checking out for pre-CGI monster fans and Gordon Scott makes a solid Hercules as usual.


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