Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Son of Samson (1960) - (Mark Forest) Argentine one-sheet

Son of Samson (1960) - (Mark Forest) Argentine one-sheet

This is a 29" x 43" Argentine one-sheet poster for the 1960 Carlo Campogalliani film Son of Samson AKA Maciste the Mighty based on a story by Oreste Biancoli and Ennio De Concini and starring Mark Forest as Maciste. Plot summary: While the Iranians were ruling Egypt (525-480 B.C.) Prince Kenamun [Angelo Zznolli] is disturbed by the hunger and miserable living conditions of the Egyptian people. His father Pharaoh Amirteo I [Carlo Tamberlani] decides to raise an army and fight the Iranians, but his wife Queen Smedes [Chelo Alonso], who is allied with the Iranian Grand Vazir, kills him before he has a chance to do it. After Kenamun accedes to the throne Smedes drugs him and he loses control of himself. Maciste then rises as leader of a popular revolt and frees Kenamu's beloved, Nofret, [Fedrica Ranchi] who is about to be sold as slave.

Cast and crew: Carlo Campogalliani, Oreste Biancoli, Ennio De Concini, Mark Forest, Chelo Alonso, Angelo Zanolli, Federica Ranchi, Carlo Tamberlani, Nino Musco, Zvonimir Rogoz, Ignazio Dolce, Andrea Fantasia, Petar Dobric, Vira Silenti, Ada Ruggeri

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