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Fabiola (1949)

In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the ... See full summary »
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Senator Fabius Severus
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Fulvius Petronius
Elisa Cegani ...
Sira
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Quadratus
Sergio Tofano ...
Luciano
Rina Morelli ...
Faustina
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Proconsul Manlius Valerian
Carlo Ninchi ...
Galba
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Corvino
Guglielmo Barnabò ...
Antoniano Leto
Aldo Silvani ...
Cassiano
Silvana Jachino ...
Lucilla
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In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the persecution begins. Rhual confesses to be a christian and is accused of the murder and sentenced to fight to death in the arena. Written by Giancarlo Cairella <vertigo@imdb.com>

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Goddess of Love in a City of Sin!

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Remembrance of Things Past
8 May 2000 | by (Coral Springs, FL, USA) – See all my reviews

After seeing "Gladiator", I was thinking about all the other gladiator movies I've seen over the years and I remembered "Fabiola." I must have seen the movie in 1952 or thereabouts and its stuck with me ever since. It must have done something right - I remember being in love with Michelle Morgan and Henri Vidal. The fight scenes are o.k. See it if you get a chance.


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