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Directed by  Gianfranco Parolini
Music by  Carlo Innocenzi
Release date  1961 (1961)
Director  Gianfranco Parolini
5.2/10 IMDb

Starring  Brad Harris Alan Steel
Cinematography  Francesco Izzarelli
Initial release  23 December 1961 (Italy)
Music director  Carlo Innocenzi
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Written by  Oscar D'Amico Gianfranco Parolini Giovanni Simonelli
Screenplay  Gianfranco Parolini, Giovanni Simonelli, Oskar D'Amico
Story by  Gianfranco Parolini, Giovanni Simonelli, G. Madison
Cast  Brad Harris, Alan Steel, Serge Gainsbourg, Luisella Boni, Mara Berni
Similar  Goliath Against the Giants, Samson and the Slave Qu, Son of Samson, The Vengeance of Ursus, Ursus in the Land of Fire

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Samson (Italian: Sansone) is a 1961 Italian peplum film directed by Gianfranco Parolini.

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It is the film which introduced the character of Samson, cleared of his religious traits, into the sword-and-sandal cinema. Following the success of Samson, the character was later featured in a series of four films released between 1963 and 1965.

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Plot

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The treacherous court counselor Warkalla takes possession of the throne of Sulan and of the goods of Queen Mila, replacing her with the beautiful but insignificant Romilda. Samson joins Mila and the rebels to regain the kingdom of Sulan and to hunt Romilda and Warkalla.

Cast

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  • Brad Harris: Samson
  • Alan Steel: Macigno aka Hercules
  • Serge Gainsbourg: Warkalla
  • Mara Berni: Romilda
  • Luisella Boni: Janine (credited as Brigitte Corey)
  • Carlo Tamberlani: Botan
  • Irena Prosen: Mila
  • Franco Gasparri: Mila's son
  • Reception

    Serge Gainsbourg's performance as the creepy villain Warkalla has been highlighted as the film's strongpoint.

    Biography


  • Michele Giordano (1998). Giganti buoni. Rome: Gremese Editore. ISBN 8877421835. 
  • Gianfranco Casadio (2007). I mitici eroi: il cinema ╩║peplum╩║ nel cinema italiano dall'avvento del sonoro a oggi (1930-1993). Rome: Longo. ISBN 8880635298. 
  • Hughes, Howard (2011). Cinema Italiano - The Complete Guide From Classics To Cult. London - New York: I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84885-608-0. 
  • References

    Samson (1961 Italian film) Wikipedia


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