King of the Khyber Rifles (1953)

Introduction King of the Khyber Rifles is a 1953 adventure film directed by Henry King and starring Tyrone Power and Terry Moore. The film shares its title but little else with the novel King of the Khyber Rifles (1916) by Talbot Mundy. This novel was also the basis for John Ford’s The Black Watch (1929).… Read More

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Introduction Kingdom of Heaven is a 2005 epic historical fiction drama film directed and produced by Ridley Scott and written by William Monahan. It stars Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Ghassan Massoud, Jeremy Irons, David Thewlis, Brendan Gleeson, Edward Norton, Marton Csokas, Liam Neeson, Michael Sheen, Velibor Topić, and Alexander Siddig. The story is set during… Read More

Professionals for a Massacre (1967)

Introduction Red Blood, Yellow Gold (Italian: Professionisti per un massacro, Spanish: Los profesionales de la muerte, also known as Professionals for a Massacre), is a 1967 Italian-Spanish Spaghetti Western film directed by Nando Cicero. Outline Confederate Major Lloyd and some accomplices desert with a Gatling gun and a shipment of gold. General Sibley sends Lieutenant… Read More