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Zorro Contro Maciste

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Zorro contro Maciste (Italy 1963 / Director: Umberto Lenzi)

  • Runtime: 89 min
  • Release Date: 23.8.1963

Also known as

Samson and the Slave Queen (U.K.)/(U.S.A.) | Maciste contre Zorro (France) | Machiste de barbare de Santa Cruz (France) | Zorro gegen Masciste (Germany) | Zorro en contra de Maciste (Spain) | Simson ja orjakuningatar (Finland)

Cast and crew

  • Cast: Pierre Brice (Ramon/Zorro), Sergio Ciani (Maciste/Samson), Moira Orfei (Malvi), Maria Grazia Spina (Isabella de Alzon), Andrea Aureli (Rabek), Gianni Baghino (Paco), Ignazio Balsamo (Joaquin), Aldo Bufi Landi (Deikor), Antonio Corevi (Don Manuel), Rosy De Leo (as Rosy di Leo)(Carmencita), Franco De Simone, Attilio Dottesio (General Saveria), Loris Gizzi (Don Alvarez), Renato Malavasi (Alonzo), Nello Pazzafini (Rabek's henchman), Sina Relli, Gaetano Scala, Andrea Scotti (Pedro), Massimo Serato (Garcia de Higuera), Attilio Torelli, Amedeo Trilli (L'Oste), Nazzareno Zamperla (Sadoch)
  • Story: Guido Malatesta, Umberto Lenzi
  • Screenplay: Guido Malatesta, Umberto Lenzi
  • Cinematography: Augusto Tiezzi [Technicolor, Totalscope 2,35:1]
  • Music: Angelo Francesco Lavagnino (International version), Les Baxter (US version)
  • Producer: Fortunato Misiano

Synopsis

In this epic adventure set in the 15th century, King Navarre dies and leaves his two nieces to fight over the throne. Naturally one of the girls is good, and the other evil. The two are at an impasse that can only be broken when one of the women can find the treasure chest containing the king's will which names the heir. The evil girl fears that the good one will win, so she hires a muscleman to find the chest and retrieve it. The good girl follows a poet's advice and contracts a great swordsman to help her. After enduring many ordeals, the black-hearted woman's guard finally finds the chest, but just before he returns it to her, his conscience acts up and he changes his mind.

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