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Erik The Conqueror

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Erik The Conqueror (1961, Italy/France) is a Peplum film directed by Mario Bava

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Main Details

  • Released in 1961
  • Color
  • Running time: 98 minutes
  • Production Co: Lyre Films (a coproduction) (as S.C. Lyre)/Critérion Film (a coproduction) (as 'Criterion Film' Paris)/Galatea Film (a coproduction) (as Galatea S.p.A. Rome)
  • Distribution Co: Unidis (1961) (Italy) (theatrical) (dubbed)/Neue Film Allianz (1962) (West Germany) (theatrical)/American International Pictures (AIP) (1963) (USA) (theatrical) (dubbed)/Compton-Cameo Films (1963) (UK) (theatrical) (dubbed) (as 'Fury of the Vikings')/Lii-Filmi (1963) (Finland) (theatrical)/Helsinki-Filmi (1974) (Finland) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Mario Bava
  • Produced by Ferruccio De Martino
  • Screenplay by Oreste Biancoli, Piero Pierotti, Mario Bava
  • Starring Giorgio Ardisson, Cameron Mitchell, Andrea Checchi
  • Music by Roberto Nicolosi
  • Cinematography by Mario Bava, Ubaldo Terzano
  • Edited by Serandrei

Taglines

  • He lived only for the flesh and the sword!
  • In his blood bath for conquest there stood only one temptation ...Rama, Queen of the Vestal Virgins!
  • He lusted for war and women!
  • From out of the north came a horde of blond giants ...raping, ravaging and pillaging a path of conquest ...in an age that worshiped power ...they were the strongest men on Earth!
  • Battle plan - MASSACRE! Executed with SADISTIC SAVAGERY
  • Calling forth a MIRACLE OF BRAVERY! Massive EXCITING SPECTACLE!
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