Roland the Mighty

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Roland the Mighty
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Directed byPietro Francisci
Screenplay byEnnio De Concini[1]
Starring
Music byAngelo Francesco Lavagnino [1]
CinematographyMario Bava[1]
Production
company
Italgamma[1]
Release date
  • 6 December 1956 (1956-12-06) (Italy)
Running time
110 minutes[1]
CountryItaly[1]

Roland the Mighty (Italian: Orlando e i Paladini di Francia) is a 1956 Italian film directed by Pietro Francisci.[1] about the Battle of Roncevaux Pass in AD 778, where Roland, a knight in the service of Charlemagne was killed while defending the rear-guard of the Frankish army as it retreated across the Pyrenees.[citation needed]

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Release[edit]

Roland the Mighty was released in Italy on 6 December 1956 with a 110 minute running time.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 141.

Bibliography[edit]

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


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