Hercules and the Masked Rider

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Hercules and the Masked Rider
Hercules and the Masked Rider.jpg
Directed byPiero Pierotti
Produced byFortunato Misiano[1]
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Luciano Martino
  • Piero Perotti[1]
CinematographyAugusto Tiezzi[1]
Edited byJolanda Benvenuti[1]
Release date
  • 17 November 1963 (1963-11-17) (Italy)
Running time
85 minutes[1]

Hercules and the Masked Rider (Italian: Golia e il cavaliere mascherato, also known as Goliath and the Masked Rider) is a 1963 Italian peplum film written and directed by Piero Pierotti and starring Alan Steel and Mimmo Palmara. A crossover film, it is set in the seventeenth century Spain and it features Hercules (Goliath in the original version) in a Zorro-like scenario.[2][3][4]




Hercules and the Masked Rider was released in Italy on 17 November 1963 with an 85-minute running time.[1] It received a release in the United States in 1964 with an 86-minute running time.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 87.
  2. ^ Michele Giordano. Giganti buoni. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877421835.
  3. ^ Roberto Poppi, Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 2007. ISBN 8884405033.
  4. ^ Jay Slater. Eaten alive!: Italian cannibal and zombie movies. Plexus, 2002. ISBN 0859653145.


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

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