ATTACK OF THE 50' PEPLUMANIA! - PART 1
04/09/08 21:29:06 | 0 Comments
Sword-and-sandals movies, also known as peplums, are essentially low budget costume epics. The genre seems to have come into it's own in the late
fifties to early sixties with Italy leading the legionnaire charge. These movies were the B-grade action thrillers of their day. Often noted for casting
bodybuilders as the titular hero they also had dancing girls (often scantily clad) and dubbed dialogue that falls somewhere between terrible and ludicrous.
They were finally supplanted as...