|The Count of Monte Cristo 1954 N/R, 97 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Adventure
Director: Robert Vernay
Cast: Jean Marais, Roger Piquat, Lia Amanda, Folco Lulli, Daniel Ivernel, Daniel Cauchy
A young French soldier, Edmond Dantes (Jean Marais), escapes from prison, assumes a new identity, seeks revenge for his trials and tribulations, and lives happily ever after.
|Esther and the King 1960 N/R, 109 min.|
Director: Raoul Walsh
Cast: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea, Sergio Fantoni, Rik Battaglia, Renato Baldini, Gabriele Tinti, Daniela Rocca, Robert Buchanan, Folco Lulli
This is a weary, biblical tale set in fourth century B.C. Persia and tells the story of the Persian King (Richard Egan), his dealing with the Persian hatred of the Jews, and of Jewish woman Esther (Joan Collins) who was to become his bride. Director Walsh must have been tiring of his trade, or of the subject matter, since there is no conviction in the players.
|The Tartars 1961 N/R, 83 min.|
Director: Ferdinando Baldi, Richard Thorpe
Cast: Victor Mature, Orson Welles, Liana Orfei, Arnoldo Foa, Folco Lulli, Luciano Marin, Bella Cortez, Furio Meniconi, Pietro Ceccarelli, Renato Terra
This is the story of a ruthless and barbaric clash between Vikings and the Tartars. Victor Mature plays the Viking leader, Oleg, while Orson Welles stars as Berundai, the Tartar chief.
|Torpedo Zone 1954 N/R, 70 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Drama / Action / Romance
aka: Submarine Attack
Director: Duilio Coletti
Cast: Renato Baldini, Folco Lulli, Lois Maxwell, Carlo Bellini, Aldo Bufi Landi, Earl Cameron, Tom Middleton, Henri Vidon, Carolo Delle Piane, Edward Fleming
An Italian submarine sinks a ship, and survivors are taken aboard. Now comes the decision: whether or not to keep the survivors or put them out to sea.
|The Wages of Fear 1953 N/R, 156 min.|
Genre: Foreign / Action / Drama / Thriller
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot
Cast: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, Folco Lulli, Vera Clouzot, William Tubbs, Antonio Centa, Darling Legitimus, Luis De Lima, Jo Dest, Dario Moreno, Gregoire Gromoff
Four men (Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, and Folco Lulli) are lured by high wages to drive two trucks, loaded with nitroglycerin, over treacherous roads in South America. The chemicals are needed to put out a fire in an American-owned oil field. Remade in 1977 as "Sorcerer."
|Warriors Five 1962 N/R, 91 min.|
Director: Leopoldo Savona
Cast: Jack Palance, Giovanna Ralli, Serge Reggiani, Folco Lulli, Venantino Venantini, Franco Balducci, Miha Baloh
It's World War II, and Jack Palance is a paratrooper dropped behind German lines for an espionage job. But, he's captured, only to escape with four Italian prisoners, who help him blow up a bridge. Dubbed in English.
|1. The Count of Monte Cristo (1954)|
2. Esther and the King (1960)
3. The Tartars (1961)
4. Torpedo Zone (1954)
aka: Submarine Attack
5. The Wages of Fear (1953)
6. Warriors Five (1962)
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