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]
Music byRoberto Pregadio[1]
CinematographySandro Mancori[1]
Edited byAdriano Tagliavia[1]
  • Oceania Produzioni Cinematografiche
  • Les Films Corona
  • Talia Films[1]
Release date
  • 29 April 1971 (1971-04-29)
Running time
99 minutes[1]
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain[1]


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.



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


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

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


  • 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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