Roland the Mighty
|Roland the Mighty|
|Directed by||Pietro Francisci|
|Screenplay by||Ennio De Concini|
|Music by||Angelo Francesco Lavagnino |
Roland the Mighty (Italian: Orlando e i Paladini di Francia) is a 1956 Italian film directed by Pietro Francisci. 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.
- Rik Battaglia as Roland
- Rosanna Schiaffino as Angélique
- Fabrizio Mioni as Renaud
- Lorella De Luca as Aude
- Ivo Garrani as Charlemagne
- Cesare Fantoni as Agramante
- Clelia Matania as Mary
- Mimmo Palmara as Argalie
- Vittorio Sanipoli as Ganelon
- Robert Hundar as Balicante
- Rossella Como as Dolores
- Pietro Tordi as Ubaldo
Roland the Mighty was released in Italy on 6 December 1956 with a 110 minute running time.
- Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 141.
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