||Bartolomeo Pagano (center).
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
Also known as Maciste il terrore dei banditi in Italy; Marvelous Maciste in the USA : [Maciste of Turin], [The Perplexities of Maciste]
B&W : 1968 metres
Directed by Luigi Romano Borgnetto and Vincenzo Denizot
Cast: Bartolomeo Pagano [Maciste], Arline Costello [Josephine], Ada Marangoni, Louise Farnsworth [Josephine’s mother], Robert Ormand [Duke Alexis], Leone Papa [Ercole], Amelia Chellini, Didaco Chelini, Clementina Gay
Itala Film production in association with Itala Film Company of America. / Scenario by Agnes L. Bain (Agnes Fletcher Bain). Production supervisor, Giovanni Pastrone. / Released August 1915. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was released in the USA by Itala Film Company of America through Hanover Film Company in August 1915. The film was released in Japan on 13 January 1917. Followed by Maciste bersaglieri (1916).
Survival status: Print exists in the Cineteca di Bologna film archive [35mm restoration positive].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 18 April 2008.