Monday, January 11, 2021

By the Gods!

A fiery duel in ATLANTIS - THE LOST CONTINENT (1961)

This is probably the most PEPLUM movie scene made outside of Italy. In fact, the entire movie is the most PEPLUM Hollywood movie ever but this scene in particular stands out. The lead actor, Sal Ponti (below), even has a PEPLUM movie star name. Ponti mainly acted in TV productions so I'm not familiar with his career aside from this George Pal production. Robert Maffei plays 'Andex the Giant'.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Sal Ponti was a song writer for Connie Francis. The only leading role he had was in Atlantis under the name Anthony Hall. MGM put him under contract as a favor for Francis. He's really good in Atlantis and I'm sorry he didn't do more movies.