Maciste against the Sheik

Maciste against the Sheik (Italian:Maciste contro lo sceicco) is a 1926 Italian silent adventure film directed by Mario Camerini and starring Bartolomeo Pagano, Franz Sala and Felice Minotti. It was part of the long-running Maciste series of Peplum films. At one point Maciste takes part in an underwater fight with a shark.[1]

Maciste against the Sheik
Directed byMario Camerini
Written byMario Camerini
StarringBartolomeo Pagano
Franz Sala
Felice Minotti
CinematographyAnchise Brizzi
Fert Film
Distributed bySocieta Anonima Stefano Pittaluga
Release date
February 1926
Running time
82 minutes
Italian intertitles


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Gundle p.44


  • Brunetta, Gian Piero. The History of Italian Cinema: A Guide to Italian Film from Its Origins to the Twenty-first Century. Princeton University Press, 2009.
  • Gundle, Stephen. Mussolini's Dream Factory: Film Stardom in Fascist Italy. Berghahn Books, 2013.
  • Ricci, Steven. Cinema and Fascism: Italian Film and Society, 1922–1943. University of California Press, 2008.

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