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The Vengeance of Ursus (1961)

La vendetta di Ursus (original title)
Sira shall marry Zagro, King of Licia, for political reasons.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samson Burke ...
Wandisa Guida ...
Sira
Livio Lorenzon ...
King Zagro (credit only)
Nadia Sanders ...
Sabra
Nerio Bernardi ...
King Alteo
Gianni Rizzo ...
Licurgo
Franco Fantasia ...
Captain of the Guard
Roberto Chevalier ...
Dario, Ursus' Brother
Gina Rovere ...
Lidia
Ignazio Balsamo ...
Andros
Andrea Costa
Attilio Dottesio ...
Afro, Zagro's Servant
Fedele Gentile ...
Anio's Friend
Carlo Latimer ...
(as Carl Latimer)
Ugo Sasso ...
Innkeeper Anio
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The evil King Zagro has designs on the beautiful Princess Sira. He wants to marry her so he can take over her kingdom and add it to his own. When Sira is kidnapped, Ursus leaves his farm to rescue her and to eventually lead a revolt against King Zagro. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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7 December 1961 (Italy)  »

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Revenge of Ursus  »

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Italian censorship visa #36198 issued November 30, 1961. See more »

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King Zagro: We'll see if you can find your tongue after a hundred lashes with a horsewhip.
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Not a bad movie
18 April 2004 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Ursus is a farmer with a past that he won't tell his little brother. When a Princess he knows is attacked on the way to her wedding Ursus , with little brother in tow, head off to protect the fair maiden. Of course there are plots within plots so the simple drop off the princess trip becomes something else entirely.

This is a very good swords and sandal movie that has a lot going for it. A reasonably complicated plot, good acting, and excellent action sequences that make it appear that the filmmakers at least understood the value of decent production values. This is one that's worth watching if you run across it.

A Word of Warning: I've seen this film at least twice now and the prints, the Sinister Cinema print in particular, are extremely choppy, so much so that as much as ten minutes or more may have been lost to the bad nature of the prints.


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