Ilya Muromets
Ilya Muromets (1960)

The original Russian title of The Sword and the Dragon was Ilya Muromets. Boris Andreyev plays the title character, a legendary Russian hero of the Middle Ages. Fact and fantasy meld copacetically as Muromets does battle not only with human… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 16, 1960
DVD Release Date: June 21, 2005
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A costly Russian yarn that, to be fair, might have been a decent watch in its original tongue. But this dubbed edit (trivia note: a pre-60 Minutes Mike Wallace provides the narration!) is too clunky to be taken seriously.

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[font=Century Gothic]In "Ilya Muromets," the Tartars arrive in town for their occasional looting and pillaging, taking Vasilisa(Nelli Myshkova) with… More