Swordsman of Siena

(1962)

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| Film | Italy | Colour | Adventure | 1h 35min
| Stars: Stewart Granger, Sylva Koscina, Christine Kaufmann | Directors: Baccio Bandini, Etienne Périer

A Spanish overlord plans to marry into a prominent Italian family in 16th-century Tuscany, and hires an Englishman to serve as bodyguard for his less-than-eager fiancée

Love in a Land of Treachery and Temptation!

Cast (15)

Stewart Granger, famous British film star who later made his name in Hollywood, poses for a promotional photo in the mid-1940s
Thomas Stanswood
Sylva Koscina
Orietta Arconti
Christine Kaufmann
Serenella Arconti
Riccardo Garrone
Don Carlos
Alberto Lupo
Andrea Paresi
Marina Berti
Countess of Osta
Tullio Carminati
Father Giacomo
Claudio Gora
Leoni
Giulio Marchetti
Carlos’ servant
Carlo Rizzo
Gino
Fausto Tozzi
Hugo
Tom Felleghy
Capitano spagnolo
Antonio Ricci
Child
Fanfulla
Ignazio Dolce
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Film clips

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Main title from Swordsman of Siena (1962).  A Spanish overlord plans to marry into a prominent Italian family in 16th-century Tuscany, and hires an Englishman to serve as bodyguard for his less-than-eager fiancée

Swordsman of Siena (1962) Opening Credits

Date published

Main title from Swordsman of Siena (1962). A Spanish overlord plans to marry into a prominent Italian family in 16th-century Tuscany, and hires an Englishman to serve as bodyguard for his less-than-eager fiancée.

Stanswood (Stewart Granger) secures the bedchamber of Lady Orietta (Sylva Koscina) – much to her chagrin

An Unwelcome Bodyguard Secures the Bedchamber

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Stanswood (Stewart Granger) secures the bedchamber of Lady Orietta (Sylva Koscina) – much to her chagrin.

Pictures

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Stewart Granger (as Thomas Stanswood) and Sylva Koscina (as Orietta Arconti) in a screenshot from Swordsman of Siena (1962) (3)
Screenshot from Swordsman of Siena (1962) (2)
Screenshot from Swordsman of Siena (1962) (1)
Main title from Swordsman of Siena (1962)
Italian poster for La Congiura dei Dieci [Swordsman of Siena] (1962) (1)
Photograph from Swordsman of Siena (1962) (2)
German poster for Degen Duell [Swordsman of Siena] (1962) (1)
Poster for Swordsman of Siena (1962) (1)
Christine Kaufmann (as Serenella Arconti) and Stewart Granger (as Thomas Stanswood) in a photograph from Swordsman of Siena (1962) (1)

Production

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Baccio Bandini
Director
Etienne Périer
Director
Anthony Marshall
Writer (novel)
Michael Kanin
Writer (screenplay)

Also known as

Le mercenaire (France)
Lo spadaccino di Siena (Italy)
La Congiura dei Dieci (Italy)
Degen Duell [Sword Duel] (Germany)

Companies

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Compagnia Cinematografica Montoro
Production company
Compagnie Internationale de Productions Cinématographiques (CIPRA)
Production company
Monica Film
Production company