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Goliath at the Conquest of Damascus (1965)

Golia alla conquista di Bagdad (original title)
The legendary strong man, Goliath, goes through a series of harrowing adventures as he helps an exiled king regain his throne.

Director:

Domenico Paolella

Writers:

Luciano Martino (screenplay and dialogue), Domenico Paolella (screenplay and dialogue)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Lupus ... Goliath (as Rock Stevens)
Mario Petri Mario Petri ... Yssour
Helga Liné ... Fatma
Arturo Dominici ... Kaichev
Piero Lulli Piero Lulli ... Thor
Anna Maria Polani Anna Maria Polani ... Myriam
Marino Masé ... Phir
Daniele Vargas ... Saud
Mino Doro Mino Doro ... King Selim
Andrea Aureli ... Bhalek
Nello Pazzafini Nello Pazzafini ... Horval
Dario Michaelis Dario Michaelis ... Safawidi
Fedele Gentile Fedele Gentile ... Selim's Officer
Ignazio Balsamo Ignazio Balsamo ... Messenger
Bernardina Sarrocco Bernardina Sarrocco ... (as Berna Rock)
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The legendary strong man, Goliath, goes through a series of harrowing adventures as he helps an exiled king regain his throne.

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Goliath...The Avenger - His Invincible Might Pitted Against the Armies of Corrupt Damascus


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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

3 March 1965 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Production Co:

Romana Film, Titanus See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Boring
16 April 2004 | by dbborroughsSee all my reviews

Peter Lupus made several Hercules type movies and while he was always good, the movies rarely were. Goliath at the Conquest of Damascus continues that winning tradition.

A princess is being escorted to meet the prince she will marry when the caravan is attacked and she is taken prisoner. Goliath is sent to rescue her and the remaining 80 or so minutes is more talk than action as we watch varies power plays unfold.

The film looks good and wonderfully fake, in ways that only well financed dull movies can. The money is up there on the screen in the sets and costumes, unfortunately they forgot an interesting script or a director that could do more than have people stand and talk. Almost everyone, except Lupus is robed from head to toe and it looks completely unreal, but it was done no doubt to hide the fact that people are doubling and tripling in crowd scenes (which do look well filled out)

The action is better than in Hercules and the Tyrants of Babylon which at least shares cavalry footage and some of the horse back battle sequence with this film. But being better doesn't mean its good. Wrestling matches in the city square would never have made it in the wrestling ring, a bar fight is hampered by cheap props and a lack of energy on the part of the crowd- all heavily robed- who swing their fists and clubs like they have better things to do. Even the final fight is dull because the costumes look so darn perfect no matter what happens.

This is a perfectly dull movie that gets a 2 out of ten because it at least looks good even if it's really not.


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