La strada dei giganti (1960)

  |  Action, Adventure, Romance

La strada dei giganti (1960) Poster

1860, the great Duchess of Parma, Maria Luisa, wants to provide her little state with train tracks, in spite of the opposition she gets from certain noble people.


Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review

User Reviews

13 May 2006 | ccmiller1492
| Doomed to obscurity, a truly peculiar quasi-western...
Doomed to obscurity, the film is a truly peculiar quasi-western set in the Piedmont between Parma and Austria. The odd mix of 19th century western style garb and dancehall saloon with 18th century court settings and costumes more akin to Louis XV is baffling and disorienting. But there's no lack of action as beefy American railroad engineer Don Megowan struggles valiantly to complete his railroad commissioned by the Grand Duchess of Piedmont (Hildegard Knef). Chelo Alonso is the (always) sultry Austrian countess sent to disrupt his work but instead winds up falling in love with the big lug. Her debut dance in the saloon must be seen to be believed; it's more appropriate for a sultan's harem. Disaster after disaster happens to impede the railway with some pretty hair-raising escapes and some fatalities. Not all of the sabotage comes from the Austrians, however. Altogether unsatisfying in toto but deserves high marks for the action sequences.


Release Date:

8 April 1960



Country of Origin


What to Watch After 'Hamilton'

Once you've memorized all the lyrics to Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical on Disney+, check out these TV shows and movies to enhance your Hamilton experience.

Watch the video

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on