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Maciste in Hell (1925)

Maciste all'inferno (original title)
The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality.

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The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality.

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26 June 1931 (USA)  »

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The visual of some scenes in Hell, as a demon buried to the waist in ground, are from the published illustrated novel book by famous French illustrator Gustave Doré. See more »

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Follows Maciste in vacanza (1921) See more »

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Buon Natale, Maciste
23 June 2008 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

"Our hero Maciste saves a young child from the grips of a demon and decides to take the fight to the demon's home. Maciste travels to the depths of Hell, in order to tack down the Devil, to stop the evil from spreading across the Earth. Maciste struggles with many different perils along his trip into Hell and appears to be defeated, if not for an act of kindness from a friend," according to the DVD sleeve's synopsis.

Its Hellish netherworld scenes are the highlight of Guido Brignone's "Maciste all'inferno". The storyline doesn't seem to be very well thought out, however. While some suffer, most of Hell's denizens seem to be having a grand time. Oddly placed, Bartolomeo Pagano (as Maciste) is an incredible success in Hell; he is especially popular with the women of the underworld, who enjoy his kisses. Still, Mr. Pagano wants to return to his serene life on Earth. Who will show him the way?

***** Maciste all'inferno (10/19/25) Guido Brignone ~ Bartolomeo Pagano, Elena Sangro, Franz Sala


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