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Nero's Mistress (1956)

Mio figlio Nerone (original title)
Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her ... See full summary »

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Ciccio Barbi ...
Ancieto
Memmo Carotenuto ...
Creperio
Mino Doro ...
Corbulone
Enzo Furlai ...
Segimanio
Agnese Dubbini ...
Ugolilla (as Agnese Dubini)
Irene Gay
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Lidia
Amalia Pellegrini ...
Accerinia
Arturo Bragaglia
Giulio Calì
Anna Maria Del Prà
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Nero is on holiday at the seaside. Poppea, Seneca and many other guests are with him. Nero is preparing a great show where he will be the star. When Agrippina, his mother, arrives with her German praetorians and decides Nero has to conquer Britain, she is asking for trouble. Many attempts of murder and poisoning will happen on the eve of his great show. Written by Baldinotto da Pistoia

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Italian censorship visa #22462 delivered on August 27th 1956. See more »

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Guard/soldier: Keep the lions safe. They will have to eat all the guests.
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LOVE HER!!
30 November 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

MS SWANSON is wonderful!!--She knows she's laying it on and lays it on great!! Today--when actresses can work about as long as the guys--she could have been a great comic actress, and really, was, she was an amazing woman!! When she made this movie, the stereotype of the over dramatic former silent film star actress was, of course, already firmly established. Instead of fighting against this stereotype, just as in SUNSET BOULEVARD, she plays it to the hilt.This suits the Marx Brothers style perfectly. Though in her late fifties at the time of this filming, she is still a very beautiful woman. Also, she had a shape,not just skin and bone like most actresses now days.


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