Swordsman of Siena
|Swordsman of Siena|
|Directed by||Etienne Perier
|Written by||Alec Coppel|
|Music by||Mario Nascimbene|
|Cinematography||Tonino Delli Colli|
|Edited by||Robert Isnardon
|Box office||$2.25 million|
Swordsman of Siena (Italian: La congiura dei dieci) is a 1962 Italian adventure film directed by Etienne Perier and Baccio Bandini and starring Stewart Granger, Sylva Koscina and Christine Kaufmann. The film is set in Spanish-controlled Italy during the sixteenth century.
- Stewart Granger as Thomas Stanswood
- Sylva Koscina as Orietta Arconti
- Christine Kaufmann as Serenella Arconti
- Riccardo Garrone as Don Carlos
- Alberto Lupo as Andrea Paresi
- Marina Berti as Countess of Osta
- Tullio Carminati as Father Giacomo
- Claudio Gora as Leoni
- Carlo Rizzo as Gino
- Fausto Tozzi as Hugo
- Tom Felleghi as The Spanish Captain
Granger sprained his back while filming a duel scene and was laid up for several days.
According to MGM accounts, after the production budget and other associated costs were taken away, the film lost $100,000.
In France it recorded admissions of 977,460.
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