When a spate of strange diseases breaks out on a global scale, the Avengers find out that grain being distributed by the United Food and Dressing Limited, has been deliberately tampered with and infected with ergot.Whilst investigating the firm's headquarters Mrs. Gale is caught and whisked off to a reconstruction of Ancient Rome, ruled by a mad, would-be Caesar called Bruno. His aim is to unleash bubonic plague upon the world and intends to test its effects on Mrs. Gale.
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Around 41 minutes, as the camera follows Bruno walking amongst several guests at his Roman gathering, the cameraman bumps into someone, causing the scene to wobble. See more
[Marcus offers Bruno a cigarette
Thank you, Marcus, no. You know my feelings on that subject. Did the Romans defile themselves with tobacco?
I am sorry, Excellency, the, eh, chains of habit.