The Last Days of Pompeii (Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei)

Saturday 11 May 2013,

Free, booking advised

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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

Age: P

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