The Last Days of Pompeii (Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei)
Saturday 11 May,
BP Lecture Theatre
Free, booking advised
Phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Ticket Desk in Great Court
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A screening of the film The Last Days of Pompeii introduced by Maria Wyke, Professor of Latin, UCL.
A sword-and-sandals epic set in Pompeii, based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel.
American bodybuilder Steve Reeves plays Glaucus, a Roman legionary intent on avenging his father's death. Along the way he wrestles a crocodile, stabs a lion, and comes to the aid of a persecuted Christian community.
Directors: Mario Bonnard, Sergio Leone
1959, 93 mins, Cert. PG