Gentlemen of the Night

Gentlemen of the Night (Italian: Il vendicatore mascherato, French: La vengeance du doge, also known as The Masked Avenger) is a 1964 Italian-French adventure film directed by Pino Mercanti and starring Guy Madison and Lisa Gastoni.[1][2]

Gentlemen of the Night
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Directed byPino Mercanti
Produced byLux film
Written byMarcello Fondato
Story byNino Lillo
Marcello Fondato
StarringGuy Madison
Lisa Gastoni
Music byGioacchino Angelo
CinematographyCarlo Bellero
Release date
  • 1964 (1964)


Massimo returns to Venice after years of fighting against the Turks. He finds his beloved Elena, who in the meantime has married the doge who is tyrannizing the city. Despite the disappointment, he becomes interested in the beautiful Katarina. He decides to lead the group of rebels after a close friend of his is killed under torture for having hatched a plot to eliminate the doge.



  1. ^ Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia; Mario Pecorari. Dizionario del cinema italiano. I film. Gremese Editore, 1992. ISBN 8884405033.
  2. ^ Michael Klossner (2002). The Europe of 1500-1815 on film and television. McFarland & Co., 2002. ISBN 0786412232.

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