screenshots / The Norseman / 1978 Charles B. Pierce Film Productions

An 11th-century Viking prince sails from Greenland to the unknown land we now call America to find his father who was captured by warriors of the Iroquois nation.

Florida filming location included Tampa, New Port Richey and Hillsborough River State Park, Thonotosassa.

Cast in the role of Rauric, actor Denny Miller was known as the screen's 12th Tarzan when he starred in 1959's Tarzan the Ape Man.

Cornel Wilde (Ragnar) had previously starred in 1965's The Naked Prey, a film he also directed.

Director Charles B. Pierce's other films include Greyeagle (1977) and Winterhawk (1975). He may perhaps be best known for The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972) and The Town That Dreated Sundown (1976).