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The Lion of Thebes (1964)

Il Leone di Tebe (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 28 June 1964 (Italy)
Hercules being heroic in ancient Greece.

Director:

Giorgio Ferroni

Writers:

Andrey De Coligny (story), Remigio Del Grosso (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mark Forest ... Arian
Yvonne Furneaux ... Elena di Troia
Massimo Serato ... Tutmes
Pierre Cressoy ... Ramses
Nerio Bernardi ... Xesostus
Rosalba Neri ... Nais
Carlo Tamberlani ... Menophis
Nello Pazzafini Nello Pazzafini ... Wrestler
Pietro Capanna Pietro Capanna
Roberto Messina Roberto Messina ... Wrestler (as Giovanni Messina)
Tullio Altamura Tullio Altamura ... Elnà, mercante di gioielli
Enzo Fiermonte ... Ufficiale di Tutmès
Valerio Tordi Valerio Tordi
Diego Michelotti Diego Michelotti
Alberto Lupo Alberto Lupo ... Menelao
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Hercules being heroic in ancient Greece.

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Italian censorship visa # 43027 delivered on 27-5-1964 See more »

Connections

References Hercules in the Haunted World (1961) See more »

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Another palace intrigue
24 March 2017 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

If you thought the fall of Troy was the end of things for the beautiful Helen than this film The Lion Of Thebes will set you straight. Yvonne Furneaux as Helen is shipwrecked with one of King Menelaus's men the mighty Mark Forest soon to be known as the Lion Of Thebes because of his strength and courage.

These two are no sooner arrived at Thebes in Egypt then they are hip deep in a struggle for palace power at the court of Pharoah Rameses.

All I can say is that Helen finally gets a happy ever after ending in this rather poor Peplum film. I'd not be wasting any of my viewing time with this.


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Language:

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Release Date:

28 June 1964 (Italy) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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