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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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Storyline

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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Trivia

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

Quotes

King Zagro: We'll see if you can find your tongue after a hundred lashes with a horsewhip.
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To Serve His Queen
16 December 2010 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Revenge Of Ursus stars Canadian bodybuilder Samson Burke playing a superhero who wants to retire to his farm like Cincinnatus. But like Michael Corleone, they keep dragging him back in.

Ursus has an Opie like little brother in this film and they're both involved in the politics of two city states where the king of one state wants to marry the daughter of the king of the state where Ursus lives.

It's a political marriage in every sense of the word. A tyrant to his own people, the bad king desires nothing less than to marry the daughter then kill the father and claim both states. He's a Snidely Whiplash villain if I ever saw one.

This one is a little bit better than most of the peplum's I've been viewing lately.


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