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  • Siege of Syracuse (1960)
  • 118 min | Drama, History, Romance
Siege of Syracuse (1960)
118 min | Drama, History, Romance

During the Second Punic War between 214 and 212 B.C. occurred this history of the Roman siege in Greek city of Syracuse. The Romans were preparing for their invasion while Archimedes invents what looks like a satellite dish that reflects ...See moreDuring the Second Punic War between 214 and 212 B.C. occurred this history of the Roman siege in Greek city of Syracuse. The Romans were preparing for their invasion while Archimedes invents what looks like a satellite dish that reflects the sun's rays and produces a powerful beam of light, strong enough to burn the Roman fleet. Written by Tony Montana See less
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Writers
Pietro Francisci (story) (screenplay) | Giorgio Graziosi (story) (screenplay) | Ennio De Concini (screenplay)
Composer
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino (as A. Francesco Lavagnino)
Cinematographer
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Updated Mar 17, 1960

Release date
Jan 31, 1962 (United States)

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Rossano Brazzi
Archimede Archimede   See fewer
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Tina Louise
Diana / Artemide / Lucrezia Diana / Artemide / Lucrezia   See fewer
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Gino Cervi
Gerone Gerone   See fewer
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Alberto Farnese
Marcello Marcello   See fewer
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Walter Grant
Tiresias Tiresias   See fewer
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Mara Lombardo
Selinonte Dancer Selinonte Dancer   See fewer
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Corinne Capri
Girl in Troupe (uncredited) Girl in Troupe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Enzo Cerusico
Giovane allievo (uncredited) Giovane allievo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Antonio Corevi
Nobleman (uncredited) Nobleman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Consalvo Dell'Arti
Citizen (uncredited) Citizen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gianni Di Segni
Slave carrying Fruit (uncredited) Slave carrying Fruit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cesare Fantoni
Padre di Archimede (uncredited) Padre di Archimede (uncredited)   See fewer
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Veriano Ginesi
Uomo al taverna (uncredited) Uomo al taverna (uncredited)   See fewer
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Takis Kavouras
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Enrico Olivieri
Giovane apprendista (uncredited) Giovane apprendista (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erminio Spalla
Taverniere (uncredited) Taverniere (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.2 / 10 | 129 votes