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Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun (1964)

Ercole contro i figli del sole (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure | 8 August 1964 (Italy)
Hercules is rescued by Prince Maytha and his warriors. Athualpa, King of the Incas, is to sacrifice Princess Yamara to the Sun God. Hercules must save her and defeat the King.

Director:

Osvaldo Civirani

Writers:

Osvaldo Civirani (screenplay), Osvaldo Civirani (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Forest ... Hercules
Anna-Maria Pace Anna-Maria Pace ... Princess Hamara
Giuliano Gemma ... Prince Maytha
Ángela Rhu Ángela Rhu ... The Queen
Giulio Donnini Giulio Donnini ... High Priest
German Grech German Grech ... Captain of the Guards
Andrea Scotti Andrea Scotti ... Hino
Franco Fantasia Franco Fantasia ... King Ata Hualpa
Carlo Latimer Carlo Latimer ... Chako, village leader
Romano Ghini Romano Ghini ... Cleor
José Riesgo ... King Huasca
Antonio Acqua Antonio Acqua ... Maytha's Priest
Stefano Conti Stefano Conti ... Adro
Gilberto Galvani Gilberto Galvani ... Prisoner (as Gilberto Galvan)
Assia Zezon Assia Zezon ... Handmaiden
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Hercules is rescued by Prince Maytha and his warriors. Athualpa, King of the Incas, is to sacrifice Princess Yamara to the Sun God. Hercules must save her and defeat the King.

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Certificate:

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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

8 August 1964 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Hercules Against the Sons of the Sun See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The part of the "Queen" was originally cast with Rosalba Neri, but while filming she was replaced by Ángela Rhu. However some footage with Rosalba Neri was left in the film and she can also be seen on many publicity stills. See more »

Goofs

When Hercules and Maytha first meet, Maytha says how he never saw a white man before, and Hercules remarks about how the Incans are a people he's never heard of before. Despite both of them being totally ignorant of each other's cultures, they speak the same language and have no trouble communicating this to each other. See more »

Quotes

Hercules: It's strange. I haven't seen a wheel since I've been in your country. Do you know what a wheel is?
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Another history setback!
6 August 2005 | by b_moviebuffSee all my reviews

History takes another setback as Hercules finds himself in the land of the Incas, shipwrecked he meets the true king of the Incas who has been deposed by a tyrant luckily for him they all speak perfect English or dubbed Italian if you prefer,very badly filmed and acted even by Italian standards and the music score just does not fit in with the film,check the sacrifice ritual dance and you will see what I mean, the only redeeming feature is the colourful Inca costumes,very poor all round,curious also to find out that our hero played by the handsome Mark Forest only took these parts to finance his opera singing!, something he still does to this day.


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