"I'm a bastard and a soldier of Spain"
"Shaw was a troublemaker, he loved to get people riled up." - Carl Gottlieb
Robert Shaw as Francisco Pizarro (1471-1541)
In 1532, Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro leads an expedition into the heart of the Inca Empire and captures the Incan Emperor Atahualpa and claims Peru for Spain.
Directed by Irving Lerner
Screenplay by Philip Yordan from the play by Peter Shaffer
Produced by Robert Sisk
Also starring Christopher Plummer, Nigel Davenport and Leonard Whiting
Released by Cinema Center Films
Release Date: October 6th 1969
Running Time: 121 minutes
Location(s): Madrid, Sevilla, Granada and Almeria, Spain and Peru
Filming commenced May 2nd 1968