The Conqueror of the Orient

The Conqueror of the Orient (Italian:Il conquistatore dell'Oriente) is a 1960 Italian adventure film directed by Tanio Boccia and starring Gianna Maria Canale, Rik Battaglia and Irène Tunc.[1] It is set several centuries ago in the Middle East, part of a group of Arabian Nights-inspired films made in Italy during the era. It was shot at the De Laurentiis Studios in Rome.

The Conqueror of the Orient
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Directed byTanio Boccia
Produced byDiego Alchimede
Nino Misiano
Giorgio Morra
Giuliano Simonetti
Written byTanio Boccia
Gianni Mauro
Mario Moroni
John Davis Hart
StarringGianna Maria Canale
Rik Battaglia
Irène Tunc
Music byGiovanni Fassino
CinematographyVincenzo Seratrice
Luciano Trasatti
Edited byMario Sansoni
Distributed byFilmar
Release date
21 October 1960
Running time
102 minutes

A lowly fisherman saves a Princess from the kingdom's oppressive rulers, then discovers that he is the true heir to the throne.



  1. ^ Hughes p.36


  • Howard Hughes. Cinema Italiano: The Complete Guide from Classics to Cult. I.B.Tauris, 2011.

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