The Flame & the Arrow

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The Flame & the Arrow ★★★ 1950

Dardo the Arrow, a Robin Hoodlike outlaw in medieval Italy, leads his band of mountain fighters against a mercenary warlord who has seduced his wife and kidnapped his son. Spectacular acrobatics, with Lancaster performing his own stunts, add interest to the usual swashbuckling. 88m/C VHS . Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Aline MacMahon, Nick Cravat, Robert Douglas, Frank Allenby; D: Jacques Tourneur; M: Max Steiner.