Ione or the Last Days of Pompeii (Jone, O Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei)

Friday 13 September 2013,

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A screening of the film with live musical accompaniment and an introduction by Maria Wyke, Professor of Latin, UCL.

From the vaults of the British National Film Archive, this early screen adaptation of Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s novel plays out over Pompeii’s last days. It is a dark tale of lovers beset by seduction, murder and cosmic punishment.

Directors: Giovanni Enrico Vidali, Ublado Maria del Colle Italy, 1913, 64 mins, with English titles

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