The Iron Swordsman

The Iron Swordsman (Italian: Il conte Ugolino) is a 1949 Italian historical drama film directed by Riccardo Freda and starring Carlo Ninchi and Gianna Maria Canale. It is loosely based on real life events of Ugolino della Gherardesca.[2][3]

The Iron Swordsman
Directed byRiccardo Freda
Screenplay by
Story byLuigi Bonelli[1]
Music byAlessandro Cicognini[1]
CinematographySergio Pesce[1]
Edited byRoberto Cinquini[1]
Forum Film[1]
Distributed byForum Film
Release date
  • 1 November 1949 (1949-11-01) (Italy)
Running time
88 minutes[1]
Box office87 million




The Iron Swordsman was released in Italy on November 1, 1949 where it was distributed by Forum Film.[1] It grossed a total of ₤87 million lire domestically.[1]



  1. Curti 2017, p. 306.
  2. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti - Dizionario dei film. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.


  • Curti, Roberto (2017). Riccardo Freda: The Life and Works of a Born Filmmaker. McFarland. ISBN 1476628386.

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