The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)


The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

Based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel. Set in the shadows of Mt. Vesuvius just before its famous eruption, the film begins with Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire, returning to his home from far-off wars. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that his father has been murdered by a gang of black-hooded looting bandits. Glaucus vows revenge against the killers, but just how high up are those involved?

Directors: Mario Bonnard, Sergio Leone (uncredited)
Writers: Edward George Bulwer-Lytton (novel), Sergio Corbucci
Stars: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey

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