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Gladiator of Rome (1962)

Il gladiatore di Roma (original title)
A warrior protecting a slave girl, who is really a princess, winds up as a gladiator in the Roman arenas.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Marcus Lucilius
Wandisa Guida ...
Nisa
Roberto Risso ...
Valerio jr.
Ombretta Colli ...
Aglae
Alberto Farnese ...
Magistrate Vezio Rufo
Gianni Solaro ...
Senator Macrino
Charles Borromel ...
Anio
Piero Lulli ...
General Astarte
Mirko Ellis ...
Frasto
Pietro De Vico ...
Pompilio
Nando Tamberlani ...
Valerio's Father
Andrea Aureli ...
Settimio
Raf Baldassarre ...
Gladiator (as Raf Baldassare)
Célina Cély
Pietro Tordi ...
Slave guard Cassio
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A warrior protecting a slave girl, who is really a princess, winds up as a gladiator in the Roman arenas.

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(Westrex Fono Roma)

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2.35 : 1
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Italian censorship visa #38233 issued September 4, 1962. See more »

Quotes

Nista: [to Valerio jr] You are the only son of one of the most illustrious families of Rome, and I, I'm only a poor, wretched slave girl whom your mother herself bought and paid for in a public slave market.
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Pagan Rome, Christian Outlaws, A Slave Princess
21 January 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The film is not all that bad, but it is dry except for a few scenes of action now and then. It's a lot of political and religious talk. Most all of the the leading actors play their characters flat, mundanely save for Gordon Scott who has a little bit of charisma as Marcus Lucilius. (I am speaking of facial expressions, movements and of the voice actors for the dubbing into English).

This is set in the times of Pagan Rome and Christians were considered to be outlaws. Nisa is a princess but only Valerio knows she is a princess and she's valuable to him. Marcus has become enslaved and Valerio wants him released as well. It ends up that the Christians and Gladiators escapes from the Pagan Romans. Of course there is big hunt for the escapees. In the end, some of the Christians and Marcus are being crucified... but if they make it out or not you'll have to watch it for yourself to find out.

It's barely entertaining. I really needed something else to pick it up and get it moving along a bit faster and in a better way. Could have been a good film - the potential was there.

2.5/10


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