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Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)

Maciste, l'eroe più grande del mondo (original title)
Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.

Director:

Michele Lupo

Writers:

Roberto Gianviti (story and screenplay), Francesco Scardamaglia (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Forest ... Maciste / Goliath / Marcellus
José Greci José Greci ... Regia / Chelima
Giuliano Gemma ... Xandros
Erno Crisa ... Morakeb
Mimmo Palmara ... Alceas
Livio Lorenzon Livio Lorenzon ... Evandro
Piero Lulli Piero Lulli ... Pergasos
Paul Muller ... King Rukus
Eleonora Bianchi Eleonora Bianchi ... Sacrifical Victim
Jacques Herlin ... Phoenician Merchant
Alfio Caltabiano Alfio Caltabiano ... Meneos
Arnaldo Fabrizio Arnaldo Fabrizio ... Goliath the Dwarf
Ugo Sasso Ugo Sasso ... Father of a Sacrificial Victim
Harold Bradley Harold Bradley ... Regia's Servant
Calisto Calisti Calisto Calisti ... Delos, King's Adviser
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Goliath battles for the freedom of the Babylonian people.

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

25 December 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Goliath and the Sins of Babylon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Leone Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa#40985 issued August 10, 1963. See more »

Quotes

Morakeb: [supervising the torture of Goliath] I know of only one thing worse than physical pain, and that's waiting to be killed. Yes, he might suffer badly waiting for the mortal blow, or he might be lucky and receive it from the first spear.
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Referenced in Curse of the Puppet Master (1998) See more »

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A lackluster Italian muscleman "epic" responsible for one of the greatest exploitation movie posters of all time.
13 March 2003 | by TheVidSee all my reviews

This Mark Forest (Lou Degni) vehicle is par-for-the-course peplum, but American International was able to pack them in at the boxoffice with the stunning poster accompanying this film's US release. If you're into movie poster art, then look for this piece on Ebay; it's the definitive exploitation teaser for this genre.


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