ⓘ The Trojan Horse (film)


ⓘ The Trojan Horse (film)

The Trojan Horse is a 1961 film set in the tenth and final year of the Trojan War. The film focuses primarily on the exploits of the Trojan hero Aeneas during this time. The film was directed by Giorgio Ferroni and stars Steve Reeves as Aeneas and John Drew Barrymore as Odysseus.

In 2004 it was restored and shown as part of the retrospective "Storia Segreta del Cinema Italiano: Italian Kings of the Bs" at the 61st Venice International Film Festival.


1. Cast

  • Arturo Dominici as Achilles
  • Juliette Mayniel as Creusa
  • Warner Bentivegna as Paris
  • Mimmo Palmara as Ajax
  • Steve Reeves as Aeneas
  • Lidia Alfonsi as Cassandra
  • Edy Vessel as Helen
  • Nerio Bernardi as Agamemnon
  • Carlo Tamberlani as Priam
  • Nando Tamberlani as Menelaus
  • Luciana Angiolillo as Andromache
  • John Drew Barrymore as Odysseus

2. Release

The Trojan Horse was released in Italy on 26 October 1961 with a 115-minute running time. It was released in July 1962 in the United States with a 105 minute running time.