Hercules, Prisoner of Evil

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Hercules, Prisoner of Evil
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Directed by Antonio Margheriti
Ruggero Deodato (uncredited)
Music by Franco Mannino
Cinematography Gábor Pogány
Release dates
  • 1964 (1964)
Country Italy

Ursus il terrore dei Kirghisi, internationally released as Hercules, Prisoner of Evil and Terror of the Kirghiz, is a 1964 Italian peplum film directed by Antonio Margheriti and Ruggero Deodato. Deodato, the official assistant director, replaced Margheriti as he was busy with the completion of the film The Destruction of Rome.[1][2] The film is filled with a variety of horrific themes and elements.[3]



  1. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033. 
  2. ^ Harvey Fenton, Julian Grainger, Gian Luca Castoldi. Cannibal holocaust: and the savage cinema of Ruggero Deodato. FAB Press, 1999. ISBN 0952926040. 
  3. ^ Antonio Bruschini, Antonio Tentori. Operazione paura: i registi del gotico italiano. PuntoZero, 1997. ISBN 888694506X. 

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