The Last Days of Pompeii (film, 1950)

The Last Days of Pompeii (film, 1950)

The Last Days of Pompeii ( Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei ) is a movie Franco – Italian , directed by Marcel L’Herbier , released in 1950 .

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Synopsis

In Pompeii , in 79, on the eve of the eruption of Vesuvius , the idyll of Helen, the patrician , and Lysias, the Greek, is thwarted by the jealousy of an Egyptian priest, Arbax.

Technical sheet

  • Original title: Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei 1
  • French title: The Last Days of Pompeii
  • Director: Marcel L’Herbier
  • Assistants to the production: Claude Heymann , Robert-Paul Dagan , Lucio Fulci
  • Scenario: Pierre Brive , Marcel L’Herbier , Diego Fabbri , Jean Laviron , Paolo Moffa , Antonio Pietrangeli , based on the novel The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Dialogues: Alexandre Arnoux (dialogues in french)
  • Sets: Franco Lolli and Aldo Tommasini
  • Costumes: Veniero Colasanti
  • Photography: Aldo Graziati and Roger Hubert
  • Her: Ovidio Del Grande
  • Editing: Renzo Lucidi and Gisa Radicchi Levi
  • Music: Roman Vlad
  • Production: Salvo D’Angelo
  • Production Companies: Franco-London-Films (France), Universalia (Italy)
  • Distribution companies: Pathé Distribution (France), Franco-London-Films (France), Gaumont 2 (France), Warner Bros. (Italy), Teledis (international sale)
  • Country of origin: France , Italy
  • Original languages: French , Italian
  • Format: black and white 1 – 35 mm – 1.37: 1 – mono sound
  • Genre : peplum
  • Duration: 107 minutes
  • Release dates:
    •  France :3
    •  Italy :
  • (en) CNC classification : all public (operating visa o 8107 issued3 )

Distribution

  • Micheline Presle : Helen
  • Georges Marchal : Lysias
  • Marcel Herrand : Arbax
  • Jaque Catelain : Claudius
  • Adriana Benetti : Nidia
  • Laure Alex : Julie
  • Alain Quercy : Lepidus
  • Peter Trent: Sallust
  • Antonio Pierfederici : Olynthe
  • Guglielmo Barnabò : Panza
  • Camillo Pilotto : Diomede
  • Marcella Rovena (uncredited): the witch

Notes and references

  1. ↑ a and b In the “Newsletter” box click on “Consult” and then launch the “Simple Search” (by title): The Last Days of Pompeii ( Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei ) on CNC / Cinematographic Heritage  [ archive ]
  2. ↑ sheet of the movie at Gaumont  [ archive ]
  3. ↑ a and b CNC  [ archive ]

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