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Hercules and the Masked Rider (1963)
"Golia e il cavaliere mascherato" (original title)

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In 16th century Spain, Don Francisco reluctantly betroths his daughter, Blanca, to the arrogant Don Ramiro in order to preserve the lands in the family estate. Then Don Juan, Don ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sergio Ciani ...
Golia / Paco / Hercules (as Alan Steel)
Mimmo Palmara ...
Don Juan
José Greci ...
Dona Blanca, Francisco's Daughter
Pilar Cansino ...
Estella, the Gypsy Queen
Arturo Dominici ...
Don Ramiro Suarez
Dina De Santis ...
Dolores, Blanca's Handmaid
Piero Leri ...
Felipe
Renato Navarrini ...
Don Francisco
Loris Gizzi ...
Pedro, the King's Envoy
Ettore Manni ...
Captain Blasco
Tullio Altamura ...
Ruiz
Ugo Sasso ...
Hermann
Armando Guarnieri ...
Don Alvarez
Gianni Baghino ...
Goha, the Treasurer
Nando Angelini
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In 16th century Spain, Don Francisco reluctantly betroths his daughter, Blanca, to the arrogant Don Ramiro in order to preserve the lands in the family estate. Then Don Juan, Don Francisco's nephew and Blanca's true love, returns from the war in Flanders. Don Juan dons a mask and joins with a gypsy band led by Estella to fight against the forces of Don Ramiro. In this effort he's aided by a bare-chested muscleman and also by Captain Blasco who works for Don Ramiro but whose sympathies lie elsewhere. Written by dinky-4 of Minneapolis

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Italian censorship visa #41655 of November 9, 1963. See more »

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Don Ramiro: By the way, I wish you'd bring me that masked rider, for my wedding present.
Blasco: We search for him all the time, but he's like a phantom.
Don Ramiro: Bring him to me. I'll show you how to change your phantom into quivering flesh and blood.
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More "Zorro" than "Hercules"
8 May 2009 | by (Minneapolis) – See all my reviews

Though top-billed, Alan Steel -- he of the muscular chest -- has little to do in this modest swashbuckler which has the novelty of being set in post-medieval Spain. (The "Hercules" in the title was obviously added for American and other audiences who might still be interested in the sword-and-sandal cycle.) Basically this is a Zorro or Robin Hood adventure pitting the band of common folk, led by a charismatic hero, against the entrenched forces of the villain. It's efficiently done but offers little in the way of style or flair and is likely to fade from the memory quickly and without regret. Mimmo Palmara plays the hero and one of the movie's few "highlights" is his bare-chested knife-fight with Alan Steel. Steel's big "beefcake" scene comes when he engages in a tug-of-war with six men, three men pulling on a rope attached to each of his outstretched arms. Rather than being snapped like a wishbone, Steel manages to pull the men together, just as Steve Reeves mastered those charging horses in a somewhat similar scene in "Goliath and the Barbarians." Worth noting is the presence here of Ettore Manni who died young and in troubled circumstances but who left behind a number of notable performances.


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