The Giant of the Dolomites

The Giant of the Dolomites (Italian: Il gigante delle Dolomiti) is a 1927 Italian silent adventure film directed by Guido Brignone and starring Bartolomeo Pagano, Aldo Marus and Elena Lunda.[1] It was the last in a series of silent films featuring the peplum hero Maciste, but the character was later revived in the 1960s.

The Giant of the Dolomites
Directed byGuido Brignone
Written byGuido Brignone
StarringBartolomeo Pagano
Aldo Marus
Elena Lunda
Luigi Serventi
CinematographyMassimo Terzano
Release date
20 January 1927
Running time
86 minutes
Italian intertitles



  1. Brunetta p.64


  • Brunetta, Gian Piero. The History of Italian Cinema: A Guide to Italian Film from Its Origins to the Twenty-first Century. Princeton University Press, 2009.
  • Ricci, Steven. Cinema and Fascism: Italian Film and Society, 1922–1943. University of California Press, 2008.
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