The Last Days of Pompeii (movie, 1959)

The Last Days of Pompeii (movie, 1959)

Last Days of Pompei ( Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei ) is a movie Italian – German – Spanish – Monaco directed by Mario Bonnard and Sergio Leone , released in 1959 .

Synopsis

Glaucus returns from his military service and discovers his murdered father; everything accuses Christians who everyone says they are bandits without faith or law …

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On the background of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. AD , a persecution of Christians organized by wealthy citizens unscrupulous.

Technical sheet

  • Title: The Last Days of Pompeii
  • Original title: Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei
  • Director: Mario Bonnard , Sergio Leone
  • Assistants-realization: Duccio Tessari , Enzo Barboni
  • Scenario: Sergio Corbucci , Ennio De Concini , Luigi Emmanuele , Sergio Leone , Duccio Tessari , based on Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s eponymous novel
  • Music: Angelo Francesco Lavagnino
  • Photography: Antonio L. Ballesteros
  • Editing: Eraldo Da Roma
  • Artistic direction: Ramiro Gómez
  • Sets: Aldo Tommasini
  • Costumes: Vittorio Rossi
  • Makeup: Angelo Malantrucco
  • Country of origin: Germany ( FRG ), Spain , Italy , Monaco
  • Shooting:
    • Languages: English , Italian
    • Outdoors: Naples , Pompei ( Italy )
  • Producers: Lucio Fulci , Paolo Moffa
  • Production Companies: ABC Filmverleih (Germany), Transocean-Film Vasgen Badal & Co. KG (Germany), Cineproduzioni Associate (Italy), Domiciana (Italy), Procusa (Spain)
  • Distribution Companies: ABC-Filmverleih, United Artists
  • Format: color ( Eastmancolor ) – 35 mm – 2.35: 1 Supertotalscope – monophonic
  • Genre: historical film , peplum
  • Duration: France 100 min, Germany 96 min, Italy 100 min, Spain 95 min, United States 103 min
  • Release dates:  ,  , France : 

Distribution

  • Steve Reeves (VF: Bernard Noël ) : Glaucus
  • Christine Kaufmann ( VF : Sophie Leclair ) : Elena daughter of Ascanius
  • Fernando Rey (VF: Jean Davy ) : Arbacès, high priest
  • Barbara Carroll (VF: Joëlle Janin ) : Nydia
  • Anne-Marie Baumann (VF: Nadine Alari ) : Julia
  • Angel Aranda (VF: Maurice Sarfati ) : Antonius
  • Mimmo Palmara ( VF : John Claudio ) : Gallinus
  • Guillermo Marín ( VF : Jean-Francois Laley) : Ascanius
  • Carlo Tamberlani (VF: Richard Francoeur ) : the leader of Christians
  • lola Torres (VF: Mary Francey ) : the innkeeper
  • Mino Doro ( VF : Louis Arbessier ) : the consul
  • Mario Berriatúa ( VF : Michel Gudin ) : The Marcus Praetorian
  • Mario Morales : the Praetorian Caius
  • Ángel Ortiz ( VF : Henri Djanik ) : The Helios Praetorian
  • Ignazio Dolce
  • Vicky Lagos : the servant of Ascanius
  • Antonio Casas : the drunkard

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