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Quo Vadis (1951)

NR 171 min - Drama, History, Romance - 8 November 1951
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Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them.

Stars:  Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov, Patricia Laffan, Finlay Currie, Abraham Sofaer, Marina Berti, Buddy Baer, Felix Aylmer, Nora Swinburne, Ralph Truman, Norman Wooland, Rosalie Crutchley, Elspeth March, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Bud Spencer, Walter Pidgeon, John Myhers, Alfredo Rizzo, Leslie Bradley, Adrienne Corri, Enzo Fiermonte, Robin Hughes, Helena Makowska, Liana Del Balzo, Joanna Griffiths, Peter Miles, Geoffrey Dunn, Nicholas Hannen, D.A. Clarke-Smith, John Ruddock, Strelsa Brown, Alfredo Varelli, William Tubbs, Pietro Tordi, Clelia Matania, Alfred Baillou, Scott R. Beal, Michael Mark, Jack George, Ernesto Molinari, Dino Galvani, Carlo Borelli, John Binns, Alessandro Serbaroli, Dario Michaelis, Kenneth W. Richardson, Richard McNamara, Jack Del Rio, Philip Kieffer, Louis Payne, Al Ferguson, Lia Di Leo, Aldo Pini, Adriano Ambrogi, Enrico Formichi, Giovanni Lovatelli, Richard Garrick, Scilla Vannucci, Anna Maria Padoan, Alberto Plebani, Anna Arena, Alfred Brown, Frank Colson, Franco Fantasia, Philip Kieffer, Harriet Medin, Leonardo Scavino, Maria Zanoli, Harry J. Vejar, Dianora Veiga, Giuseppe Varni, Carlo Tricoli, David Craig

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Storyline

Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero's atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them.



Tagline: THIS IS THE BIG ONE! The splendor and savagery of the world's wickedest empire! Three hours of spectacle you'll remember for a lifetime!

Genres: Drama, History, Romance

Details

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Language:  English
Release Date:  8 November 1951

Box Office

Budget:  $8,250,000
Revenue:  $30,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 51 min

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