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Samson (1961)
"Sansone" (original title)

 -  Fantasy | Adventure  -  1963 (USA)
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While traveling through the kingdom of Sulom, Samson is arrested and finds that the queen no longer reigns and that a power-mad warlord and his army of mercenaries now controls the kingdom.... See full summary »

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Brad Harris ...
Sergio Ciani ...
Macigno aka Hercules (as Alan Steel)
Mara Berni ...
Romilda
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Warkalla
Luisella Boni ...
Janine (as Brigitte Corey)
Carlo Tamberlani ...
Botan
Irena Prosen ...
Mila
Franco Gasparri ...
Mila's Son
Manja Golec
Romano Ghini
Niksa Stefanini ...
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While traveling through the kingdom of Sulom, Samson is arrested and finds that the queen no longer reigns and that a power-mad warlord and his army of mercenaries now controls the kingdom. Samson teams up with some of his one-time adversaries to battle the usurper and restore the rightful queen to power. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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COWARDS!!!
23 January 2004 | by (Galveston Bay Area, Texas) – See all my reviews

This is a really badly dubbed movie as far as the english dialogue is concerned. I don't know how it is in Italian but the English version uses the word COWARD in what seems like every other sentence. I have heard better dialogue in a Speed Racer Cartoon. Its not to bad if you like to see muscle men running around in technicolor miniskirts. Its also good for a few unintentional laughs for bad movie watchers such as myself. I rated this movie a 2 only because believe it or not I've seen worse. COWARDS!!! Sincerely bagtown 2002


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