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The Black Archer (1959)

L'arciere nero (original title)
A mysterious archer who dresses in black is out for revenge against the bandits who killed his father.

Director:

Piero Pierotti

Writers:

Giorgio Costantino (screenplay & story), Giacomo Gentilomo (screenplay & story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Landry Gérard Landry ... Corrado
Federica Ranchi Federica Ranchi ... Ginevra
Livio Lorenzon Livio Lorenzon ... Lodrosio
Carla Strober Carla Strober ... Ubaldina
Nino Marchesini Nino Marchesini
Franco Fantasia Franco Fantasia ... Raniero
Tom Felleghy Tom Felleghy ... (as Tom Felleghi)
Andrea Fantasia Andrea Fantasia
Renato Navarrini Renato Navarrini ... Frate Lorenzo
Fulvia Franco Fulvia Franco ... La zingara
Erno Crisa ... Lodovico
Jolanda Addolori Jolanda Addolori ... Bianca
Gianni Baghino Gianni Baghino
Marisa Cucchi Marisa Cucchi
Stelio Candelli Stelio Candelli
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A mysterious archer who dresses in black is out for revenge against the bandits who killed his father.

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Genres:

Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

14 August 1959 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

The Black Archer See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Diamante See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Routine programmer, but not without charm
24 June 2015 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

THE BLACK ARCHER is a routine Italian swashbuckler made just as the boom for peplum pictures was starting to take off. There's nothing much to distinguish this production from at least a dozen others - no big names, not particularly interesting story, and limited action - but it does pass the time if you're in the mood.

The Black Archer of the title is a Robin Hood-style outlaw who's busy seeking revenge for his father's murder at the hands of some particularly brutish villains. As is invariably the way, he discovers a conspiracy behind the deed, one which is close to home. As with many of the old costume adventures with Louis Hayward and Douglas Fairbanks Jr., the renegade hero sets about righting wrongs and avenging the dead.

The film was directed by Piero Pierotti, very much a second-rate writer and director of the era, whose other works include THE PIRATE AND THE SLAVE GIRL, A QUEEN FOR CAESAR, and HERCULES AND THE MASKED RIDER. Gerard Landry is the acceptable hero, and made a career in many long-forgotten movies. The most fun part of THE BLACK ARCHER is the main bad guy, a crippled, limping veteran who seems to bear much in common with Richard the III.


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