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Harald Handfaste

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.

Synopsis

Set in 15th-century Sweden, Harald Hondfaste is a swashbuckler in the grand tradition. The titular hero spends his waking hours fighting the enemies and would-be oppressors of his homeland. George Fant, whom one American critic likened to Errol Flynn, plays the leading character with dash and panache. Harald Hondfaste was a major hit in Sweden, where the postwar demand for escapist entertainment was at its height. Still, it wasn't picked up for American distribution, perhaps because it was too much like...more

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