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? Written by
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The Fiery Summit of Spectacle!
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Many of the same cast and crew members would be hired for Sergio Leone's first credited directorial effort, "The Colossus of Rhodes" (1961). See more