The Magnificent Gladiator
|The Magnificent Gladiator|
|Directed by||Alfonso Brescia|
|Music by||Marcello Giombini|
|Cinematography||Pier Ludovico Pavoni|
Il magnifico gladiatore (AKA: The Magnificent Gladiator) is a 1964 film about a hero named "Attalus" (or anachronistically "Hercules" in the English version), who is captured by Roman soldiers on the frontier during the reign of Gallienus (AD 253-268). Attalus is brought back to Rome and forced to fight in the arena as a gladiator, but once there, he becomes embroiled in a plot to over-throw the emperor.
This film was written and directed by Alfonso Brescia.
- Mark Forest as "Attalus"
- Marilù Tolo as "Velida"
- Paolo Gozlino as "Zullo"
- Jolanda Modio as "Clea"
- Franco Cobianchi as "Gallienus"
- Oreste Lionello as "Drusius"
- Nazzareno Zamperla as "Horatius"
- Fedele Gentile as "Arminius"
- Giulio Tomei
- Renato Montalbano
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