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Director:
Writers:
Clarke Reynolds (screenplay) and
John Temple-Smith (from an original story by)
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Release Date:
16 August 1967 (USA) See more »
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Millions followed her in battle . . . but no man could conquer the Viking Queen See more »
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Cast

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Don Murray ... Justinian
Carita ... Salina

Donald Houston ... Maelgan
Andrew Keir ... Octavian

Adrienne Corri ... Beatrice
Niall MacGinnis ... Tiberian
Wilfrid Lawson ... King Priam
Nicola Pagett ... Talia

Percy Herbert ... Catus

Patrick Troughton ... Tristram
Sean Caffrey ... Fergus
Denis Shaw ... Osiris
Philip O'Flynn ... Merchant
Brendan Matthews ... Nigel
Gerry Alexander ... Fabian
Patrick Gardiner ... Benedict
Paul Murphy ... Dalon, Maelgan's Son
Arthur O'Sullivan ... Old Man at Tax-Enquiry
Cecil Sheridan ... Shopkeeper at Protest Gathering
Anna Manahan ... Shopkeeper's Wife
Nita Lorraine ... Nubian Girl-Slave
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Allen ... Narrator (uncredited)
Bryan Marshall ... Dominic (uncredited)

Scott McGinnis ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Don Chaffey 
 
Writing credits
Clarke Reynolds  screenplay and
John Temple-Smith  from an original story by

Produced by
John Temple-Smith .... producer
 
Original Music by
Gary Hughes 
 
Cinematography by
Stephen Dade (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Boita 
 
Production Design by
George Provis 
 
Costume Design by
John Furniss 
 
Makeup Department
Charles E. Parker .... make-up supervisor
Bobbie Smith .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
René Dupont .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dennis Bertera .... assistant director
Jack Causey .... second unit director
Mike Higgins .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
H.L. Bird .... sound mixer
Bob Jones .... sound mixer
Stanley Smith .... sound editor (as Stan Smith)
 
Special Effects by
Alan Bryce .... special effects (as Allan Bryce)
 
Stunts
Tim Condren .... stunts (uncredited)
Steve Emerson .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David Harcourt .... camera operator
John Harris .... second unit cameraman
George Higgins .... still photographer (uncredited)
Bernie Prentice .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jack Gallagher .... wardrobe master
Hilda Geerdts .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
James Needs .... supervising editor
 
Music Department
Philip Martell .... musical supervisor
Philip Martell .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Frank Hayden .... master of horse
William O'Kelly .... production liaison (as Lieut. Colonel William O'Kelly)
Ann Skinner .... continuity
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
91 min | Portugal:80 min (censored version)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
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Trivia:
During production in Ireland, Patrick Troughton was offered the role of the Second Doctor in "Doctor Who" (1963).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Druids did not worship Zeus.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Killing Zoe (1993)See more »

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18 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
It's Hammer Time!, 6 July 2001
Author: scorpio-x from Las Vegas

Ah, yes, let us now all take a moment and consider our debt to the fine British gentlemen of Hammer Films, who kept the 60s and 70s full of luridly colored historo-horror epics. Arguably, the essence of the Hammer style is 1,001 ways to nearly show naked breasts, and "The Viking Queen" is a high example of such. The queen of the title seems to be based on Bodicea, bloodthirsty queen of the Britons. Still, she is a Viking, even though she is supposedly British, and queen of the Druids, even though they all worship the Greek god Zeus. Whatever. Said queen is played by "International Beauty" Carita in a style so rigid that "wooden" doesn't even cover it. This was her only film--I believe she was actually a hairstylist and did Jane Fonda's astonishing do's in the Euro-Poe flick "Spirits of the Dead." Starring opposite her as her hot-panted, eyeliner-ed Roman love interest is Don Murray, a long way from Marilyn Monroe and the "Bus Stop."

Still, my favorite scene is where the British-Viking-Greek-Druids are sacrificing Romans to the fiery pit and there's this great awkward moment where some kind of assistant priest has to climb down from the big rock and stoke the fire for the next human sacrifice while all the other British-Viking-Greek-Druids stand waiting impatiently. I hate it when that happens.

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