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The Vengeance of Ursus (1961)

La vendetta di Ursus (original title)
Sira shall marry Zagro, King of Licia, for political reasons.

Director:

Luigi Capuano

Writers:

Marcello Ciorciolini (story), Marcello Ciorciolini (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samson Burke Samson Burke ... Ursus
Wandisa Guida Wandisa Guida ... Sira
Livio Lorenzon Livio Lorenzon ... King Zagro (credit only)
Nadia Sanders ... Sabra
Nerio Bernardi ... King Alteo
Gianni Rizzo Gianni Rizzo ... Licurgo
Franco Fantasia Franco Fantasia ... Captain of the Guard
Roberto Chevalier Roberto Chevalier ... Dario - Ursus' Brother
Gina Rovere Gina Rovere ... Lidia
Ignazio Balsamo Ignazio Balsamo ... Andros
Andrea Costa Andrea Costa
Attilio Dottesio ... Afro - Zagro's Servant
Fedele Gentile Fedele Gentile ... Anio's Friend
Carlo Latimer Carlo Latimer ... (as Carl Latimer)
Ugo Sasso Ugo Sasso ... Anio - Innkeeper
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Storyline

The evil King Zagro has designs on the beautiful Princess Sira. He wants to marry her so he can take over her kingdom and add it to his own. When Sira is kidnapped, Ursus leaves his farm to rescue her and to eventually lead a revolt against King Zagro. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

7 December 1961 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Revenge of Ursus See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Splendor Film See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa #36198 issued November 30, 1961. See more »

Quotes

King Zagro: We'll see if you can find your tongue after a hundred lashes with a horsewhip.
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I was unable to finish this film...thanks to Alpha Video.
11 March 2010 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I have never done this before, but I am writing a review specifically to tell you not to try to watch "La Vendetta di Ursus" (or "Vengeance of Ursus") from a particular DVD producer. That's because I found the DVD to be completely unwatchable and of such unacceptable quality I just gave up trying to see it.

Not surprisingly, the film I tried to see was from Alpha Video. Alpha is known for producing films that are in the public domain. And, since they are such a cut-rate producer, they do absolutely nothing to clean up the prints, nor do they provide any DVD extras or captioning. The only way I'd ever recommend them is if no other company has released the film--and unfortunately, this is often the case. The films they do bring us are wonderful to lovers of B-movies and silents...provided the prints are watchable.

The film was scratchy, completely bleached (you could barely tell it had even once been a color film it was so bad) and the film repeatedly jumped--with missing bits and pieces throughout the film. While I can ignore the scratchiness and washed out print, because often portions of sentences were omitted and the scenes jumped about due to missing frames, I just gave up and recommend you find another version if possible or just skip it entirely. After all, there must have been 29123491324 different Italian muscle-dramas from the era starring the likes of Hercules, Maciste, Ursus or Samson.


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