The Iron Crown

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The Iron Crown ★★ 1941

A 13thcentury legend inspired this sometime violent spectacle involving the title totem, a symbol of justice ignored by a powerful king at his peril. There's wonderful pagentry and a notable Tarzan imitator, but the pace is terribly slow. Italian dialogue with English subtitles. 100m/C VHS . Massimo Girotti, Elisa Cegani, Rina Morelli, Osvaldo Valenti, Primo Carnera, Gino Cervi, Luisa Ferida; D: Alessandro Blasetti; W: Renato Castellani; C: Mario Craveri; M: Alessandro Cicognini.