The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

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Season:

1

Year:

1984
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Diomed (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Olinthus (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Marcus (3 episodes, 1984)
Nicholas Clay ...
 Glaucus (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Chloe (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Ione (3 episodes, 1984)
Siobhan McKenna ...
 Fortunata (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Arbaces (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Nydia (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Quintus (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Lydon (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Gaius (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Antonius (3 episodes, 1984)
Gerry Sundquist ...
 Clodius (3 episodes, 1984)
Catriona MacColl ...
 Julia (3 episodes, 1984)
Malcolm Jamieson ...
 Petrus (3 episodes, 1984)
Tony Anholt ...
 Lepidus (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Sallust (3 episodes, 1984)
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 Sporus (3 episodes, 1984)
Peter Cellier ...
 Calenus (3 episodes, 1984)
Barry Stokes ...
 Gar (3 episodes, 1984)
Howard Lang ...
 Medon (3 episodes, 1984)
Marilù Tolo ...
 Xenia (3 episodes, 1984)
Joyce Blair ...
 Lucretia (3 episodes, 1984)
Francesca Romana Coluzzi ...
 Stratonice (3 episodes, 1984)
Brian Croucher ...
 Melior (3 episodes, 1984)
Willoughby Goddard
(3 episodes, 1984)
George Claydon
(3 episodes, 1984)
Michael Quill
(3 episodes, 1984)
Brian Coburn
(3 episodes, 1984)
Christopher Ellison
(3 episodes, 1984)
(3 episodes, 1984)
Howard Goorney
(3 episodes, 1984)
Jill Melford
(3 episodes, 1984)
Peter Howell
(3 episodes, 1984)
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This costume series portrays aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of the Vesuvian volcano, which wipes it from the face of the earth. The main characters include Diomed, a common upstart merchant whose self-made riches from trade allow him to consider running for political office against sitting city magistrate Quintus and an impoverished aristocratic marriage for his daughter Julia; the cultivated Greek Glaucus; the gladiator Lydon; the noble-born Antonius and his sister Ione, the evil Isis-priest Arbaces who is after (their) money and power; the persecution-fearing Christian slaves Petrus, his true love Chloe and their secret leader Olinthus. Written by KGF Vissers

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6 May 1984 (USA)  »

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(6 parts) | (4 parts) | (3 parts)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Brian Croucher's voice was dubbed by an uncredited American actor. See more »

Quotes

Sallust: He wants to marry a rich girl.
Lepidus: Because he's wise.
Sallust: And she won't have him.
Lepidus: Because she's wise.
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Version of The Last Days of Pompeii (1926) See more »

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Can I buy this miniseries or not?
26 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would buy this version of Last Days of Pompeii if it were available. The acting and writing were uneven but some was quite good. But what really sold me was, as I remember, it had the most spectacular and most accurate sets of any historical movie or show of this period. Good special effects of the volcanic explosion too. Lavish sets and effects are not uncommon but accuracy is rare and that really makes the show much more interesting. This show beats many other shows of this genre such as "AD" and "Empire".

I've seen obscure series and shows offered for sale on amazon, shows like "Quark" and "Get Smart Again" that few have heard of. Why not this show? There are some confusing comments on this site that seem to say it is available and others that seem to indicate not. Can someone tell me if indeed this series is available from anyone.


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