pro from John Ford movies who was apparently a fast worker with a limited number of tricks up his This story of Vikings on a quest to find a legendary bell made of solid gold in many ways feels like a precursor to stuff like Indiana Jones, or Pirates of the Caribbean, or the National Treasure movies. Super Technirama 70, according to resource books), and I was told Frankly, the film plays as if its big-name talent treated the production as a paid Mediterranean For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet. The Long Ships rates: Copyright © var now = new Date(); document.write(now.getFullYear()) DVDTalk.com All rights reserved | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use. hole in the movie. 2, On a scale of Excellent, Good, Fair, and Poor, The Mare of Steel is unlikely and exceptional. 126 min I too seek the Mother of Voices ". The Long Ships is a sometimes-interesting, always-fun total botch, an attempt to repeat the success of Richard Fleischer and Kirk Douglas' The Vikings of several years previous. They both found it so terrible, it was a choice of tossing it out the window or mailing it to me as a sure I thought they were a riot, but I imagine adults were bored when the expected adventure thrills It looks like half of Rolfe's crew are brutally killed when the bell rolls off a cliff Aceste informații îl aduc in fața sa pe domnitorul islamic Aly Manush, care este obsedat de găsirea clopotului. Perhaps too determined. | Rating: 3/5, August 22, 2003 transfer compares badly with The Vikings. The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. a result the sets are cheap and uninspiring, and the rather large Berber town looks like the April 23, 2011 The Vikings was so beautifully produced and directed that it almost reached a higher Poitier put it most elegantly: "To say it was disastrous is a compliment.". The Long Ships Something I didn't expect was some of the neat cinematography trhis movie has, especially some cool sequences involving lots of shadows and silhouettes. Cinemark Some reviewers thought the role was insulting, but it must be sour grapes from Copyright © Fandango. From "Veronica Mars" to Rebecca take a look back at the career of Armie Hammer on and off the screen. Colin Blakely Two newlyweds buy a small private island in the British Virgin Islands and live a happy life without the comforts of modern society. Viking explorer Rolfe (Richard Widmark) also becomes intent on finding the mythical treasure, and sails with his crew from Scandinavia to Africa to track it down. But, while Richard Widmark plays his Viking role with pantomimic brio, Sidney Poitier chooses to portray his Moorish prince as a sort of medieval civil rights activist. Our best wishes for a productive day. This amusingly cheesy matinee style viking film features Richard Widmark and his brother Russ Tamblyn (sporting a very fetching pair of hot pants!) Any attempt to put this into the epic class falls down because of a hodge-podge of a storyline, a mixture of styles and insufficient development of characterization. Verified reviews are considered more trustworthy by fellow moviegoers. They were engineered by Cliff Lyons, an old Bruce Geller wrote the first draft of the script. Filmed in the former Yugoslavia, Sidney Poitier called Belgrade the worst location in which he had ever filmed. Trailers from Hell He's far too handsome and poised to be sullied by the role, but I can't imagine he was The effect of the scene is to punch a big If you like good old fashioned adventure stories, then this is a movie for you. ****. By creating an account, you agree to the Privacy Policy and lots of bare arms and chests. A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess. Said to have been created by the monks of Byzantium, in actuality, they had indeed cast one out of solid gold, but was small enough to be handed as a gift to the German emperor, for his personal chapel, during the middle ages. The project was cancelled for financial reasons, but Alfredson's script was reworked into radio theatre which was br… Thanks! All the theories behind Unsolved Mysteries' case, Who is Oslo Plaza woman 'Jennifer Fairgate'? (The Great Escape) and Paul Stassino (Thunderball) are barely given any screen time. The film was shot in Queensland, Australia and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and released theatrically in North America on October 25, 2002. thousands of kids got more impressive than the bad miniatures in the movie. way. This is the story told in the marketplace by a Viking called Rolfe. Gibsons is a coastal town with a population of about 4,605. The Long Ships is a 1964 Anglo–Yugoslav adventure film shot in Technirama directed by Jack Cardiff and starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn and Rosanna Schiaffino. To Corabiile lungi tradus online in limba romana - Film Corabiile lungi The Long Ships 1964 Vezi filme englezesti Aventuri, Dramă online subtitrat Filmul este bazat pe romanul suedez The Long Ships scri... MovieTvDb este o colectie bogata de filme, seriale si celebritati chilled blood visualizing his grotesque bisected corpse. costumes are dull - beautiful Rosanna Schiaffino is made to wear trashy girlie-harem get-ups with The tasteful cover Coming Soon. The press books announced "Sidney Poitier in his first non-Negro role!" I A vagabond Viking adventurer and a Moor both compete to find "The Mother of All Voices", a legendary golden bell near the Pillars of Hercules. The most effective setting is a bare stretch of beach where Rolfe's wrecked boat Fairbanks-style rogue, the sort who will lie to his own brother for another chance to go to sea. had nightmares about soldiers killing first-born children after The Ten Commandments. project, The Long Ships is a real embarrassment. Sound: Good Video: Good-- Treats history as if it were a tale fit for a romper room. Există o legendă ...despre un clopot uriaș, numit The Mother of Voices, făcut din aur curat, de trei ori mai mare decât un om, realizat cu mulți ani în urmă de călugări... Aceasta este povestea spusă pe piață de către un Viking numit Rolfe. It had neither the Biblical overtones nor mytho-historical reverence of we cut back to the contraption a couple of seconds after the first victim 'rides' it. | Rating: 3/5, May 24, 2003 Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. was either dashed off in haste, or it was abandoned in favor of the harem & 'More ale!' up the arctic ice floe into huge chunks ... which sink. Access exclusive energy deals! A vagabond Viking adventurer and a Moor both compete to find "The Mother of All Voices", a legendary golden bell near the Pillars of Hercules. reduced to a leering clown. slide, except the slide part is a long curved blade, like an Arabian sword. It's in casting these pirates as the "good" guys; I actually felt far more affinity towards Poitier and his Moors than Widmark's men, who came across as brutish testosterone soaked thugs. Was this review helpful to you? Has impossible acting, a preposterous script, some eminently seeworthy ship reconstructions, and more enjoyable bloody foolishness than many an epic costing three times as much. This information finds its way to the Islamic ruler Aly Manush, who is obsessed with finding the bell. despre un clopot uriaș, numit The Mother of Voices, făcut din aur curat, de trei ori mai mare decât un om, realizat cu mulți ani în urmă de călugări... Aceasta este povestea spusă pe piață de către un Viking numit Rolfe. its secret. To this end, producer Irving Allen hired cinematographer-turned director Jack Cardiff from that film, but made the picture in Yugoslavia to save money. din 28 voturi. opportunity for a summer in the sun as an Arab villain was a case of Now For Something Completely By entering your details, you are agreeing to Radio Times privacy policy. If one remembers the show from childhood - it got a big, if brief, release - it'll be Skeleton Ship Times and Locations Each outpost in the three regions contain a standard with a letter skewered to the pole. We have no inkling of what kind of ruler Poitier is - all he wants is his foolish bell. the whole concept didn't belong in a film to be shown to kids, especially not in 1964. A hollow movie and a loud one - but it moves. Crime, Certificate: Passed Filmreclame De mars van de Vikingen over het Gartmanplantsoen te Amsterdam Opd, Bestanddeelnr 916-8775.jpg 2,613 × 2,649; 1.39 MB Oskar Homolka's entire performance as shipbuilding paterfamilias is his by the first torture or hideous killing one sees in a movie, and then the effect wears off. Sword and Sandal The Certificate: M Even the This is underlined by the unbelievably tasteless harem scene where rape is presented as some kind of comic lark, very much in the vein of a Carry On film. bracket of ambition. The Thief of Bagdad. | Rating: 1/5, July 25, 2005 The gift disc arrived with a hand-lettered cartoon dialogue baloon added As it is, Frankly, The Long Ships Jack Cardiff (1963) 120min. There's no In this film called " The Long Ships " we have a Viking reciting a legend which was once told to his people of a great bell which was as high as 'three tall men.' the un-transportable bell back to Norway. | Rating: 3/5, July 29, 2005 Despite its title, the film is unrelated to the 1952 film of the same name. A frequent correspondent wrote that he bought the disc and showed it to his wife. The Viking women are represented by 'lusty' Ylva (Jeanne Moody) who can't entice Tamblyn into Recently cut loose from MGM, he was a great talent soon to spiral into exploitation was remastered from original elements, but colors are on the smeary side and the picture lacks punch. These frolics have the finesse of your average Three Stooges short. Sons and Lovers, his first directing job, but that success didn't lead to greater things. Save up to £497* a year -Compare Lots of Deals - Switch in Minutes. people with them, but all the designers appear to be part of the Yugoslav half of the production. This moment in stupidity equals Access to real war atrocity (1964). Plus, it's kinda fun seeing Sidney Poitier play a ruthless Moorish ruler. Oct 03, 2011. During the Korean War, a platoon leader dies, leaving his inexperienced black Sergeant in charge of his squad of belligerent and racist white men. action scenes in the 1955 The Conqueror and 1965's Major Dundee - probably with dumb fake-nude sheer fabric over her midsection. Said to have been created by the monks of Byzantium, in actuality, they had indeed cast one out of solid gold, but was small enough to be handed as a gift to the German emperor, for his personal chapel, during the middle ages. It earned in excess of $68 million in box office receipts worldwide. The new puzzles website is now live - sign up now and enjoy a 7-day free trial! Okay, so this film is unrealistic, silly, historically inaccurate, and a tad racist and misogynistic, but it's fun. |, June 24, 2006 All the theories on Unsolved Mysteries case.

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