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Invasion 1700 (1962)

Col ferro e col fuoco (original title)
Seventeenth century. During the Ukrainian uprising against the Polish rulers, Prince Colonel Jan Skrzetuski falls in love with Princess Elena, a Polish nobleman who lives with her aunt's ... See full summary »

Director:

Fernando Cerchio
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeanne Crain ... Helen
Pierre Brice ... Jan Ketusky
Elena Zareschi Elena Zareschi ... Princess Kurzevich
Akim Tamiroff ... Mielski Zasloba
Raoul Grassilli Raoul Grassilli ... Basilio
Bruno Nessi Bruno Nessi ... Longin
Eleonora Vargas Eleonora Vargas ... Horpina
Gabriella Andreini Gabriella Andreini ... Anussia
Nerio Bernardi Nerio Bernardi ... Geremia
Nando Angelini Nando Angelini
Niksa Stefanini Niksa Stefanini ... (as Nicola Stefanini)
Marcello Selmi Marcello Selmi
Alberto Marescalchi Alberto Marescalchi
Alberto Archetti Alberto Archetti
Milena Vukotic
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Storyline

Seventeenth century. During the Ukrainian uprising against the Polish rulers, Prince Colonel Jan Skrzetuski falls in love with Princess Elena, a Polish nobleman who lives with her aunt's family. Bohun, the local commander, loyal to the Polish crown, although of Ukrainian origin, would like to marry the girl and the family, in order to receive gold, jewels and protection as a gift. When Bohun discovers that love was born between Jan and Elena and that the family would never accept marriage with a military man of peasant and foreign origin, he avenges himself by killing the princess and her children and then goes over to the rebels and helps them in conquer of freedom. Meanwhile Jan frees Elena and opposes a fierce resistance to the Ukrainian rebels helped by the Crimean Khan. Written by Tony Montana

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One fort defended the heart of an empire against the Tartar Horde!


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Country:

Italy | France | Yugoslavia

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

January 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daggers of Blood See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The assigned composer Giovanni Fusco had to leave for Paris to score another movie. He left Francesco De Masi with two thematic ideas to expand and finish the score. See more »

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