Ivanhoe, the Norman Swordsman

Ivanhoe, the Norman Swordsman (Italian: La spada normanna) is a 1971 peplum film directed by Roberto Mauri.

Ivanhoe, the Normal Swordsman
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Directed byRoberto Mauri
Screenplay by
Story by
  • Piero Regnoli
  • Manuel Torres
  • Andre Tranche[1]
Starring
Music byRoberto Pregadio[1]
CinematographySandro Mancori[1]
Edited byAdriano Tagliavia[1]
Production
companies
  • Oceania Produzioni Cinematografiche
  • Les Films Corona
  • Talia Films[1]
Release date
  • 29 April 1971 (1971-04-29)
Running time
99 minutes[1]
Country
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain[1]

PlotEdit

After the death of King Henry I in 12th-century England, the throne is taken by Stephen Cunningham who claims to possess the mythical "Sword of Normandy." A man named Ivanhoe returns from years in the Holy Land knowing that Henry I's son, the rightful heir to the throne, died in the Crusades, and that Cunningham's sword is a fake. After forging alliances with a group of highwaymen and a band of traveling thespians, Ivanhoe reclaims the real sword that will topple Cunningham.

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Ivanhoe, the Norman Swordsman was shot in Barcelona Spain at Cardona's Castle and Cardona's Collegiate Church[1]

ReleaseEdit

Ivanhoe, the Norman Swordsman was released on April 29, 1971.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Kinnard & Crnkovich 2017, p. 102.

SourcesEdit

  • Hughes, Howard (2011). Cinema Italiano - The Complete Guide From Classics To Cult. London - New York: I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84885-608-0.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Kinnard, Roy; Crnkovich, Tony (2017). Italian Sword and Sandal Films, 1908-1990. McFarland. ISBN 1476662916.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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