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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)

Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.

Director:

Robert Aldrich

Writers:

Hugo Butler (original screenplay), Giorgio Prosperi (original screenplay assisted by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stewart Granger ... Lot
Pier Angeli ... Ildith
Stanley Baker ... Astaroth
Rossana Podestà ... Shuah (as Rossana Podesta)
Rik Battaglia ... Melchior
Giacomo Rossi Stuart ... Ishmael
Scilla Gabel ... Tamar
Anthony Steffen ... The Captain (as Antonio De Teffe)
Enzo Fiermonte ... Eber
Gabriele Tinti ... Lieutenant
Daniele Vargas ... Segur
Claudia Mori ... Maleb
Feodor Chaliapin Jr. ... Alabias (as Feodor Chaliapin)
Mitsuko Takara Mitsuko Takara ... Orphea (as Mitzuko Takara)
Massimo Pietrobon Massimo Pietrobon ... Isaac
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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision. Written by Jeanne Armintrout <Jeannee@uwyo.edu>

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Taglines:

Twin Cities of SIN See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy | France | USA

Language:

English | Spanish | Indonesian

Release Date:

23 January 1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sodom and Gomorrah See more »

Filming Locations:

Ait Benhaddou, Morocco See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (1963) | (1979) | (heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Twentieth Century Fox staged the world premiere of the film at Wilmington, Delaware's Rialto Theater. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 20 mins) During the overhead scene which shows the men riding horses toward battle, you can see vehicle tire tracks. See more »

Quotes

Ildith: Evil? How strange you are. Where I come from, nothing is evil. Everything that gives pleasure is good!
Lot: Where do you come from?
Ildith: There, not far, just ahead - Sodom and Gomorrah.
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Connections

Referenced in The Ring (2002) See more »

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Entertaining Bible fare...
11 September 2003 | by Honus1See all my reviews

Having always been a sap for those hokey Bible epics, it's no surprise I found 'Sodom' quite entertaining. Loosely based on the Scriptures, the last days of the doomed cities are presented by a host of mediocre actors, pretty good special effects and a fine music score by Miklos Rozsa. (This would be the last Bible flic he would score). The subject matter might be considered racy for its time with hints of homosexuality, rather graphic torture and incest. Stewart Granger is a bit out of place in this one, but there's enough going on that you don't really notice. The buildup to the city's destruction and the final cataclysm are pretty well done and all in all, not a bad flic if you don't take it too seriously.


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