Man of Legend (1971)

Genres - Action, Adventure, Western  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Adventure, War Adventure  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - Italy, Spain, USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Peter Strauss, six years removed from his Rich Man Poor Man stardom, stars in the Italian-Spanish Man of Legend. Strauss plays a WW I-era German soldier, who barely escapes being wrongly executed as a spy. He escapes to the French Foreign Legion, then enjoys a torrid romance with Tina Aumont, daughter of a Moroccan rebel leader. Before he knows what hit him, Strauss has become a hero of the rebellion Man of Legend bears no relation to truth, but it goes down easily on a rainy afternoon.

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war, battle [war], daughter, death-penalty, escape, forbidden-love, foreign-legion, love, mistaken-identity, rebel, revolution, romance, soldier