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Bandit, Samurai, Pirate

I was doing my homework for the next episode of Paura & Delirio, digging out information about the Toho classic Matango (aka Attack of the Mushroom People), and I was checking out the credits of actress Kumi Mizuno, that pretty much owns the movie from the word go.
And it was there, in the list of movies these gorgeous ex-model was cast in, that I found The Lost world of Sinbad, starring Toshiro Mifune, from 1963.

And if you are reading this blog, you know me … a lost world, Sinbad the Sailor, Toshiro Mifune AND Kumi Mizuno, all in a single package?
In TohoScope?!
I mean, check the poster … the Giant of Amurkand … the Rain of Flaming Death … the Whip Dance of the Virgins!
I have to see this. Like, now!

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