Colossus and the Amazon Queen

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Colossus and the Amazon Queen
Directed byVittorio Sala
Produced byPaolo Moffa[1]
Screenplay by
  • Ennio De Concini
  • Fulvio Fo
  • Augusto Frassinetti
  • Giorgio Mordini
  • Vittorio Nino
  • Novarese
  • Vittorio Sala[1]
Music byRoberto Nicolosi[1]
CinematographyBitto Albertini[1]
Edited byMario Serandrei[1]
  • Galatea Film
  • Glomer Film
  • Alta Vista[1]
Release date
  • 8 September 1960 (1960-09-08) (Italy)
Running time
98 minutes

Colossus and the Amazon Queen (Italian: La regina delle Amazzoni/ Queen of the Amazons) is a 1960 Italian sword and sandal comedy film directed by Vittorio Sala.



The film stars two American actors in the lead roles, Rod Taylor and bodybuilder Ed Fury. Taylor claims to have rewritten the script extensively.[2]


Colossus and the Amazon Queen was released in Italy on 8 September 1960 with a 98 minute running time.[1] It was released in the United States in 1964 with an 84 minute running time.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 36.
  2. ^ Stephen Vagg, Rod Taylor: An Aussie in Hollywood, Bear Manor Media, 2010 p 72


  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916.

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