Browsing the archives for the Peplum tag

Maciste in King Solomon’s Mines (1964)

Country: Italy Director: Piero Regnoli Starring: Reg Park, Wandisa Guida, Eleonora Bianchi, Bruno Piergentili, Elio Jotta, and ‘Little’ Loris Loddi Music: Francesco De Masi Original Title: Maciste nelle miniere di re Salomone Welcome to the ‘Big Muscle Tussle’. During February, the members of the Mysterious Order of the Skeleton Suit are celebrating musclemen – and […]

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Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules (1962)

Director: Guido Malatesta Starring: Reg Lewis, Margaret Lee, Luciano Marin, Andrea Aureli Music: Guido Robuschi, Gian Stellari The version of Fire Monsters Against the Son of Hercules that I viewed for this review appears to be an American repackaging of another English version of the film. It features a toe-tapping theme song, “The Mighty Sons […]

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Hercules Against The Mongols (1963)

Director: Domenico Paolella Starring: Mark Forest, José Greci, Ken Clark, Howard Ross, Nadir Moretti, Maria Grazia Spina Music: Carlo Savina A little while ago, I reviewed Hercules Against The Barbarians, which I didn’t think too highly of. Those who have visited this blog before may have noticed that I had attached an incorrect poster image […]

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Gladiators 7 (1962)

Director: Pedro Lazaga Starring: Richard Harrison, Loredana Nusciak, Livio Lorenzon, Gérard Tichy, Edoardo Toniolo, José Marco, Barta Barri, Franca Badeschi, Enrique Avila Music: Marcello I don’t know a whole lot about Richard Harrison (I haven’t seen any of the ‘Master Ninja’ films – however many hundred were made!). I first discovered him when I bought […]

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Hercules Against The Barbarians (1964)

AKA: Masciste In the Hell Of Genghis Khan Director: Domenico Paolella Starring: Mark Forest, José Greci, Ken Clark, Gloria Milland, Roldano Lupi Music: Giuseppe Piccillo, Carlo Savina As with most of the Peplum films that are out there, there appears to be many versions of this film, varying in running time from about 90 minutes […]

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Hercules Vs The Moon Men (1964)

AKA: Hercules Against the Moon Men, Hercules and the Queen of Samar, Maciste vs. the Moon Men, Maciste vs. the Stone Men Director: Giacomo Gentilomo Starring: Alan Steel (Sergio Ciani), Jany Clair, Anna Maria Polani, Delia D’Alberti Jean-Pierre Honoré Music: Carlo Franci How can you go past a title like Hercules Vs The Moon Men? […]

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Goliath and the Sins of Babylon (1963)

AKA: Maciste, the World’s Greatest Hero Director: Michele Lupo Starring: Mark Forest, José Greci, Giuliano Gemma, Mimmo Palmara, Erno Crisa Music: Francesco De Masi Goliath and the Sins of Babylon is one of the better peplum films I have watched recently. This is due to two reasons. The first is the cast, and the second […]

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Hercules And The Masked Rider (1964)

Director: by Piero Pierotti Starring: Mimmo Palmara, Alan Steel, José Greci, Pilar Cansino, Arturo Dominici Music: Angelo Francesco Lavagnino The title to this feature is a trifle misleading. Hercules And The Masked Rider is not much of a Hercules film. In fact, Hercules (Alan Steel) is not the star of this movie at all. He […]

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Ali Baba And The Seven Saracens (1964)

AKA: Hawk of Bagdad, Sinbad Against the 7 Saracens Director: Emimmo Salvi Starring: Gordon Mitchell, Bella Cortez, Dan Harrison (Bruno Piergentili), Carla Calo, Tony Di Mitri There seems to be a few versions of this EuroSword flick floating around and depending on which version you find, the hero is either Ali Baba (sans forty thieves), […]

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