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The Vikings Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine, James Donald

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THE VIKINGS is a movie produced by Kirk Douglas and directed by Richard Fleischer in 1958.

Ragnar, the King of the Vikings, is the father of Tony Curtis, english Queen Enid's son, but he doesn't know it since it was a rape that established him as Tony's father. Baby Tony is captured by the Vikings while sent to an italian monastery. 20 years later, Tony Curtis has become a slave and a Viking at heart. And he has gained the hate of his brother Kirk Douglas. Now Ragnar decides to kidnap Janet Leigh, the King of England's bride, in order to ransom the King Aella. But Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis both fall in love with her. Curtis escapes with Leigh from the Norwegian fjords. Kirk Douglas is not happy.

One of the best adventure movies ever shot. In location.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   middle ages Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminal falls in love with victim    -   rescuing from kidnappers Escape/Rescue?    -   escape/rescue from kidnapper(s)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   slave Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Scandinavian

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   Scandinavia Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   warship    -   drowning    -   lost at sea Misc setting    -   fort/military installation    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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