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Goliath and the Barbarians (1959)

Il terrore dei barbari (original title)
When barbarians invade his village and kill his father, a local man wages a one-man war against them.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Steve Reeves ... Emiliano (a.k.a. "Goliath")
Chelo Alonso ... Landa
Bruce Cabot ... Alboino
Giulia Rubini ... Lidia
Arturo Dominici ... Svevo
Gino Scotti Gino Scotti ... Count Daniele
Livio Lorenzon Livio Lorenzon ... Igor
Luciano Marin Luciano Marin ... Marco
Andrea Checchi ... Delfo (Londo's father)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carla Calò Carla Calò ... Bruno's Mother
Fabrizio Capucci Fabrizio Capucci ... Bruno
Clara Coppola Clara Coppola
Cesare Fantoni Cesare Fantoni
Carla Foscari Carla Foscari
Veriano Ginesi Veriano Ginesi ... Barbarian Fighter
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When barbarians invade his village and kill his father, a local man wages a one-man war against them.

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Adventure

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

November 1959 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Ferraniacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

For American International's trailer for their U.S. release under the title "Goliath and the Barbarians" (1959), beneath Steve Reeves' name was "(Mr. Hercules, himself)" to insure that audiences knew that it was the same actor from the blockbuster "Hercules" (1959) that was released earlier that year. See more »

Quotes

Londo: Don't let them torture him anymore. He's a peaceful woodcutter.
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Alternate Versions

For the U.S. DVD releases, the version used is made up of an edited Italian print (with the original Italian title and the credits in Italian) synced to American International's English dub. See more »

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Reeves Stars in Swashbuckler
18 December 2000 | by hans101067See all my reviews

There were a lot of 50s and early 60s swashbuckling costume dramas that must have played in saturday afternoon double features in this country.I didn't get a chance to see a lot of them until the middle 60s,when they would show them on local tv on saturday afternoons.This is one that I didn't get a chance to see until December,1973.There isn't a whole lot more that I can add to what Dinky said.I think that Chelo,as the heroine,is simply ravishing,and,depending on how your tastes run,maybe Steve is quite delectable,too.And she's the only one in the film whose chest rivals his in size.


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