Ercole sfida Sansone (1963)


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Post by PeplumParadise » 12/07/2022, 19:36

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Director

Pietro Francisci

Selected production credits
Wilbert Bradley …. Choreographer
Spartaco Conversi …. Production inspector

Storyline

While searching for a sea monster, Hercules and his group of Greek companions are shipwrecked on the shores of Judea. In Judea Hercules is mistaken for the outlaw Samson. After being tricked into fighting each other by scheming Delilah, Hercules and Samson realise that their goals are the same and unite to fight evil Saran, ruler of Gaza, so that Hercules may return home.

Cast

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Post by PeplumParadise » 12/07/2022, 21:06

Cast

(actors credited in the Italian and international versions)

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Kirk Morris
as Ercole / Hercules

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Iloosh Khoshabe
(credited as "Richard Lloyd")
as Sansone / Samson

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Liana Orfei
as Delilah

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Diletta D'Andrea
as Iole

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Enzo Cerusico
as Ulysses

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Fulvia Franco
(credited as "Fulvio Franco" in the English credits)
as Queen of Ithaca

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Aldo Giuffré
as Saran of Gaza

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Andrea Fantasia
as Laertes

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Marco Mariani
as Soldier leading the search for Samson

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Pietro Tordi
as Azer

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Aldo Pini
as Tifi

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Ugo Sasso
as Captain of Saran's guards

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Fortunato Arena
as Eriphos

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Willi Colombini
(credited as Willy Colombini)
as Castor

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Fulvio Carrara
as Pollux

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Stefania Sabatini
as Penelope

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Rina Mascetti
as Wife of Azer

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Halina Zalewska
(credited as "Alina Zalewska")
as Lia's mother

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Nando Angelini (c.s.c.)
as Sailor with Hercules

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Jole Mauro
as Wife of Ebroam

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Mario De Simone
as Daras

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Ettore Zamperini
as Sailor with Hercules

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Vassili Karis
(credited as "Marco Wassili)
as Captured Danite

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Giovanni Di Benedetto
(credited as "Gianni Di Benedetto")
as Argos

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Cinzia Bruno
as Lia

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Loris Loddi
as Iro

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Walter Grant
as Aesculapius

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Antonio Corevi
as Ebroam

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Vladimiro Tuicovich
(credited as "Wladimiro Tuikovich")
as Danite priest

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Cyrus Elias
(credited as "Ciro Elias")
as Danite, maybe the son of Ebroam
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Post by PeplumParadise » 12/07/2022, 21:46

Uncredited actors

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Salvatore Borgese
1. as Oarsman
2. as Danite

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Sisto Brunetti
as Oarsman

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Aristide Caporale
as Danite

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Franz Colangelo
as Advisor to Laertes

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Ferruccio Fregonese
as Advisor to Laertes

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Ivy Holzer
as Handmaiden of Delilah

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Barbara Loy
as Danite, maybe daughter of Ebroam

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Nino Marchetti
as Man who took the goat

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Mario Novelli
as Alfredo, son of Eriphos

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Angela Palmieri
as Handmaiden of Delilah

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Mario Pascucci
as Courtier of Saran

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Paola Pitti
as Wife or girlfriend of Alfredo

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Giuliano Raffaelli
as Advisor to Laertes

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Claudio Ruffini
as Soldier of Saran

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Pietro Torrisi
as Oarsman

Uncredited actors listed by other sources but not identified
  • Giorgio Cerioni - We previously had him identified in the role played by Mario Novelli
  • Franco Fantasia (IMDb) No role. I didn't recognise him anywhere.
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Post by PeplumParadise » 12/07/2022, 21:49

Unidentified actors

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Post by PeplumParadise » 12/07/2022, 21:52

Maybe Claudio Ruffini on the right in 18 and maybe also 19?

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Post by Johan Melle » 12/07/2022, 22:33

PeplumParadise wrote:
12/07/2022, 21:52
Maybe Claudio Ruffini on the right in 18 and maybe also 19?
I agree about 18, not sure about 19.

As for the others:

Blonde-haired man in pics 2, 4 and 6 is Giuliano Raffaelli.

7 is Paola Pitti.

The girl in pics 12 and 17 is Barbara Loy, I think.

In pic 16 there's Aristide Caporale on the right.

Armando Tortorici with moustache and beard in pic 30.

In pic 36 I would say it's Ivy Holzer on the far left, and Angela Palmieri number 3 from the left.

Pic 39: on the far left it looks like it could be Sisto Brunetti with dark hair.

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Post by FatmanDan » 12/07/2022, 23:14

Johan Melle wrote:
12/07/2022, 22:33
PeplumParadise wrote:
12/07/2022, 21:52
Maybe Claudio Ruffini on the right in 18 and maybe also 19?
I agree about 18, not sure about 19.

As for the others:

Blonde-haired man in pics 2, 4 and 6 is Giuliano Raffaelli.

7 is Paola Pitti.

The girl in pics 12 and 17 is Barbara Loy, I think.

In pic 16 there's Aristide Caporale on the right.

Armando Tortorici with moustache and beard in pic 30.

In pic 36 I would say it's Ivy Holzer on the far left, and Angela Palmieri number 3 from the left.

Pic 39: on the far left it looks like it could be Sisto Brunetti with dark hair.
Opinions of a layman:
Yes to Ruffini in 18 (not 19 - that's the other guy from 18), Raffaelli and Caporale.
No to Tortorici - I came across a guy who resembles him in a couple of Westerns I process since a few weeks, but that guy's missing his enormous chin, to me, and has a slimmer faceline
I'm not familiar enough to the others to give a distinctive opinion.

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Post by PeplumParadise » 13/07/2022, 10:59

Brunetti, Caporale, Holzer, Loy, Palmieri, Pitti, Raffaelli and Ruffini added, which doubles the list of uncredited actors.

I've left Tortorici since there is uncertainty.

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