Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, History
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.
Richard Widmark turned the film down four times before finally agreeing to do it on the condition that good friend Sidney Poitier do the part of the villain, a piece of casting that producers initially objected to.
We sail tomorrow and may Allah send us a fair wind and a calm sea.
Rolfe: And may Thor do the same, my lord.
King Harald's "fleet" is embarrassingly small, more befitting a thane than the King of Denmark. However, this is no doubt a budgetary issue.
The UK cinema version was cut for violence and the 1988 video release lost a further 13 secs to edit shots of horse-falls.