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Colossus of the Arena (1962)

Maciste, il gladiatore più forte del mondo (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 13 September 1962 (Italy)
A powerful man posing as a gladiator in Rome's fourth century discovers a plan to put the beautiful Queen in prison, which he thwarts by exposing a sinister duke as a traitor.

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Michele Lupo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Forest ... Maciste
Scilla Gabel ... Thalima
Jon Chevron Jon Chevron ... Wambo
José Greci José Greci ... Revia
Erno Crisa ... Oniris
Germano Longo Germano Longo ... Ligonius
Dan Vadis ... Sidon
Vittorio Sanipoli ... Slave Chief
Maurizio Conti Maurizio Conti ... Menides
Carlo Pisacane ... Tavern Owner
Harold Bradley Harold Bradley ... Tucos
Alfio Caltabiano Alfio Caltabiano ... Psychios
Pietro Ceccarelli Pietro Ceccarelli ... Astorix (as Puccio Ceccarelli)
Claudio Scarchilli Claudio Scarchilli
Umberto Silvestri Umberto Silvestri
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Storyline

(1960) Mark Forest, Scilla Gabel, Jon Chevron, Jose Greci. The muscular Forest (who was actually from Brooklyn) discovers a plot to imprison a beautiful princess. He finds himself at odds with an evil duke who has no qualms about being a ruthless SOB. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

13 September 1962 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Colossus of the Arena See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Leone 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 # 38305 delivered on 12-9-1962. See more »

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