El Valle de las Espadas

Overview

Also released as Valley of the Swords, this lugubrious US/Spanish co-production features the usual mid-1960s "tax shelter" international cast. Broderick Crawford plays a despotic 10th century Spanish king who, in cahoots with the invading Moors, has banished handsome Castilian nobleman Spartaco Santoni. With the surreptitious aid of Crawford's daughter Teresa Velasquez, Santoni assembles an army to march against the Moors. In keeping with the 13th century epic poem from which this film was derived "El Poema de ...
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Overview

Also released as Valley of the Swords, this lugubrious US/Spanish co-production features the usual mid-1960s "tax shelter" international cast. Broderick Crawford plays a despotic 10th century Spanish king who, in cahoots with the invading Moors, has banished handsome Castilian nobleman Spartaco Santoni. With the surreptitious aid of Crawford's daughter Teresa Velasquez, Santoni assembles an army to march against the Moors. In keeping with the 13th century epic poem from which this film was derived "El Poema de Fernan Gonzales" Santoni's path is smoothed by the celestial intervention of patron saints Milan and Santiago. Among the big names picking up a few tax-free dollars in The Castilian are Cesar Romero, Linda Darnell, Alida Valli and Fernando Rey.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/24/2012
  • UPC: 874757023090
  • Original Release: 1963
  • Source: American Pop Classic
  • Time: 2:08:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 18,005

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Frankie Avalon Jerifan
Tomas Blanco
German Cobos Adberraman
Broderick Crawford Don Sancho
Linda Darnell
Angel del Pozo Don Sancho's Son
Beni Deus
Rafael Duran
Julio Pena Santiago
Hugo Pimental
Fernando Rey Ramiro II, King of Leon
Georges Rigaud Saint Milan
Cesar Romero Jeronimo
Spartaco Santoni Fernan Gonzales
Alida Valli Queen Teresa
Teresa Velazquez Sancha
Francisco Moran
Technical Credits
Javier Seto Director
Jose Buenagu Score Composer, Songwriter
Jose Antonio de la Guerra Art Director
Russell Faith Songwriter
Robert Marcucci Songwriter
Margarita Ochoa Editor
Mario Pacheco Cinematographer
Sidney Pink Producer, Screenwriter
Jose Zamora Costumes/Costume Designer
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