El Cid

1961


Anthony Mann
Director

That famous Spaniard Charlton Heston gets to wear a sword and take the title role as mercenary Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar during the conflict with invading Moors. The equally fabulous senorita, Sophia Loren, smoulders as his incentive.



14th December 1961
Cinema









Charlton Heston
Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar (El Cid)

Sophia Loren
Chimene

Raf Vallone
Count Ordonez

Geneviève Page
Princess Urraca

John Fraser
Prince Alfonso

Gary Raymond
Prince Sancho

Hurd Hatfield
Arias

Massimo Serato
Fanez

Frank Thring
Al Kadir

Michael Hordern
Don Diego

Andrew Cruickshank
Count Gormaz

Douglas Wilmer
Moutamin

Tullio Carminati
Priest

Ralph Truman
King Ferdinand

Christopher Rhodes
Don Martín

Gérard Tichy
King Ramírez (as Gerard Tichy)

Fausto Tozzi
Dolfos

Barbara Everest
Mother Superior

Franco Fantasia
Soldier

Herbert Lom
Ben Yussuf

Paul Naschy

Paul Muller
Arabian Assistant Doctor

Rosalba Neri
Harem Girl

Robert Rietty
Fanez (voice)