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This film seems to be the point at which the muscle man films went from serious attempt at spectacle in scale to we don't care. Think Hercules done as an episode of the original Star Trek. It has paved roads, Max Factor eye make-up, cheap production values, Las Vegas show music and a run of the mill plot. Its good, but nothing to write home about, except as the change in the look and feel of the muscle film.
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