Sandokan: Solima's Classic Mini Series

 

Kabir Bedi: Sandokan Defined

Just as Sean Connery is considered to be the quintessential James Bond, so Kabir Bedi is considered to be the ultimate Sandokan. When the 1976 RAI miniseries Sandokan debuted, Kabir became an overnight sensation. He became so popular that at airports throughout Europe, women would bare their thighs for his autograph. He starred in two sequels The Return of Sandokan (1996) and The Son of Sandokan (1998). He also played Emilio di Roccanera in Il corsaro nero (1976) and Kammumuri in the 1991 miniseries I misteri della jungla nera.

La tigre è ancora viva: Sandokan alla riscossa!

 

Sandokan: TV Movie

The miniseries was so popular they follwed it up with a movie the following year.

The Black Corsair

 

Kabir Bedi: The Black Corsair

With Sandokan wildly popular in Italy and Europe, Solima reunited his stars in yet another adaptation of a Salgari classic. Kabir Bedi and Carole André played opposite each other once again as the Black Corsair and Honorata.

El Corsairo Negro

Kabir Bedi en Español

Emilio Roccabruna, conocido como el Corsario Negro, y sus dos hermanos, el Corsario Verde y el Corsario Rojo, juraron venganza a Wan Guld, el hombre que asesinó a sus padres y que les expropió sus bienes familiares. El poder del que goza Wan Guld dificulta la venganza, es la mano derecha del rey de España en el Caribe.


Cuando Wan Guld asesine a traición a los hermanos de Emilio Roccabruna, éste se encargará de llevar a cabo una venganza en la que estará en juego el honor de una familia que poseía el condado de Ventimiglia. El Corsario Negro pactará con el diablo para poder hacer frente a Wan Guld y consumar así su ansiada venganza.

About Us

ROH Press, established in 2007, is an independent publishing house specializing in the adventure novels of Emilio Salgari. We offer titles in English, Italian and Spanish. 

Awards

In 2008, ROH Press received the Italian Ministry of Cultural Affairs’ 2008 Translation Award for the English language version of Emilio Salgari’s classic The Tigers of Mompracem.

Citations

In 2007, Sandokan was listed as one of the 20th century’s greatest characters in Lucy Daniel’s Defining Moments in Books: The Greatest Books, Writers, Characters, Passages and Events that Shook the Literary World.

In 2013, an excerpt from our translation ofThe Mystery of the Black Jungle was included in Umberto Eco's The Book of Legendary Lands, an illustrated compilation of "the fabled places in literature and folklore that have awed, troubled, and eluded us through the ages." Salgari's works have also been referred to extensively in Eco's The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana.

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