When barbarians invade his village and kill his father, a local man wages a one-man war against them.
With this release, American International set a precedent for renaming the main characters (especially Maciste) in these Italian produced sword and sandal epics to Goliath, Samson or other strong sounding names for American audiences.
Don't let them torture him anymore. He's a peaceful woodcutter.
For the U.S. DVD releases, the version used is made up of an edited Italian print (with the original Italian title and the credits in Italian) synced to American International's English dub.