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The Lion of St. Mark (1963)

Il leone di San Marco (original title)
In 1620 pirates are terrorizing the Adriatic coast. Our hero sets out to defeat them.

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Luigi Capuano
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Cast overview:
Gordon Scott ... Manrico Venier
Gianna Maria Canale ... Rosanna
Rik Battaglia ... Jandolo
Alberto Farnese Alberto Farnese ... Titta
Giulio Marchetti Giulio Marchetti ... Gualtiero
Franca Bettoia ... Isabella Fieschi
Feodor Chaliapin Jr. ... The Doge (as Theodor Chaliapin)
Mirko Ellis Mirko Ellis ... Civetta
John Bartha John Bartha ... Conte Fieschi (as Gianni Barta)
Franco Fantasia Franco Fantasia ... Vipera
Giulio Maculani Giulio Maculani ... Cpt. Ostenburg
Anna Maria Padoan Anna Maria Padoan ... Mme Fieschi
Attilio Severini Attilio Severini ... Pirate
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In 1620 pirates are terrorizing the Adriatic coast. Our hero sets out to defeat them.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

July 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lion of St. Mark See more »

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Liber See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Pirates in Venice
30 July 2006 | by unbrokenmetalSee all my reviews

Venice 1620: pirates are attacking the town almost weekly, and the army of mercenaries does not defend it properly. So Manrico (Gordon Scott) decides to pick up the black mask of the "Lion of San Marco" and attack the pirates when they don't expect it, only with the help of a few dedicated citizens. Things become complicated when Manrico falls in love with the beautiful pirate lady Rossana (Gianna Maria Canale) - now both are suspected to have become traitors...

A fast moving, colorful pirate adventure which benefits from its Venetian setting. It is something quite different from the usual Caribbean scenery: hardly open sea, different boats, the gondolieri, the designs. Nice role for Mirko Ellis who later appeared in many westerns. The lively music by Carlo Rustichelli also deserves mentioning. Note: the German version (for the cinema distribution in 1964) was cut to 89 minutes.


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