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Gordon Scott

After starring in 6 Tarzan movies Scott took Steve Reeve’s advice & moved to Italy to co-star with Steve in the gladiator epic “Duel Of The Titans” (1961). Other peplums followed including, “Samson & The 7 Miracles Of The World”   (1961), “Goliath & The Vampires” (1961) & “Hercules Vs The Sea Monster”  (1965). Gordon Scott’s versatility in the action genre was evident with other films such as, the zorro adventure, “Zorro & The Three Musketeers” (1963), the spaghetti western, “The Tramplers” (1966) & the James Bond spy-spoof, “Danger!! Death Ray” (1968).

Fact File:

Birth Name:Gordon M. Werschkul

Date Of Birth:3rd August 1927

Place Of Birth:Portland, Oregon, USA

Height: 6’3”

Spouse:Vera Miles (1954 - 1959)

Debut Film: Tarzan’s Hidden Jungle (1955)

Before becoming a movie star Scott worked as a fireman, a cowboy, a farm machinery salesman & a lifeguard

Gordon’s Peplum Films:
Duel Of The Titans (1961)
Samson And The 7 Miracles Of The World (1961)
Goliath And The Vampires (1961)
A Queen For Caesar (1962)
Gladiator Of Rome (1962)
The Lion Of St. Mark (1963)
Goliath And The Rebel Slave (1963)
The Beast Of Babylon Against The Son Of Hercules (1963)
Hercules Against Moloch (1963)
Coriolanus: Hero Without A Country (1963)
Hero Or Rome (1964)
Hercules Vs The Sea Monster (1965)

Samson & The 7 Miracles
Hercules Vs The Sea Monster
Hercules Against Moloch

Gordon Scott’s Top 10 Movies on VHS

Mask Of The Musketeers(1960) VHS
With five Tarzan pictures behind him, Gordon Scott swung with the Italian film crowd for several years, appearing in this swashbuckler about a masked bandit and a trio of swordsmen who save a French princess. Co-stars Flamenco dancer Jose Greco.

The Beast Of Babylon Against The Son Of Hercules(1963) VHS
Former "Tarzan" Gordon Scott takes the strongman costume to become Hercules, who goes up against an evil king causing trouble for the population of Assyria. Michael Lane, Moira Orfel also star. AKA: "Hero of Babylon." 98 min.

Gladiator Of Rome(1963) VHS
Usurpers of the Roman throne imprison the rightful princess and her childhood friend in the dungeons for 14 years. Gaining awesome strength over time, muscleman Gordon Scott frees them and strives to regain the royal birthright. AKA: "Battle of the Gladiators." 100 min.

Hercules Against Moloch(1963) VHS
Prince Glauco of Mycene prepares to rid his father's kingdom of evildoers by wearing the name and loincloth of the hero Hercules (somehow "The Mighty Glauco" just didn't have the same ring). Gordon Scott stars. AKA: "Conquest of Mycene." 98 min.

Samson And The Seven Miracles Of The World(1963) VHS
Former Tarzan Gordon Scott straps on the sandals to play the famed muscleman, who gets clobbered by a huge bell and stirs up an earthquake after being buried alive in order to save a princess from the evil, saucy Tartars. Yoko Tani, Gabrielle Antonini co-star. AKA: "Goliath and the Golden City," "Maciste at the Court of the Great Khan." 80 min.

Coriolanus, Hero Without A Country(1964) VHS
Former Tarzan Gordon Scott leads the Plebians against the evil Roman senate in this gladiator spectacular boasting muscular heroics and expert battle scenes. Alberto Lupo and Lilla Brignone also star. AKA: "Thunder of Battle."

Buffalo Bill, Hero Of The West(1964) VHS
Gladiator movie great Gordon Scott plays "Buffalo Bill" Cody, the Western hero sent by President Grant to stop the gun-running between white smugglers and a fierce Sioux warrior. Cody discovers that an Indian-hating Cavalry commander may have a part in the dealings. This early spaghetti sagebrusher also stars Roldano Lupi and Catherine Ribeiro. Dubbed in English.

Hercules And The Princess Of Troy(1965) VHS
Made in English as the pilot for a proposed Hercules TV series, this handsome adventure stars Gordon Scott as the heroic demigod, pitted against a giant sea serpent come to snack on its monthly sacrificial virgin. 50 min.

The Tramplers(1966) VHS
A son who split with his father during the Civil War returns home, only to find the family still divided and heading towards a violent resolution. Western drama stars Joseph Cotten, Gordon Scott, James Mitchum. AKA: "Showdown." 105 min.

The Lion Of St. Mark(1967) VHS
Gordon Scott, star of countless gladiator and swashbuckler enterprises, plays a suave aristocrat, forced by law into letting mercenaries defend Venice from ruthless pirates. When the brigands disrupt his engagement party, Scott adopts the name "Lion of St. Mark," joins friends in tackling the invaders, and falls in love with a pirate queen. Gianna Maria Canale also stars.


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Gordon Scott at Hollywood Teen Movies

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Tarzan And The Lost Safari (1957)
Duel Of The Titans (1961)
Samson And The Seven Miracles Of The World (1961)
Hercules VS. The Sea Monster (1965)

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