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The Fall of the Roman Empire


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The feature film starring
Sophia Loren , Stephen Boyd Alec Guinness , James Mason
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus , philosopher-emperor of Rome, summons his governors to announce the succession to the throne. But pestilence is ravaging the imperial city, the barbarians are at the gate and the vicious rivalries of the prospective heirs threaten to destroy the empire. This gripping Hollywood epic, with spectacular sets and a superb cast, charts the events leading up to the crumbling of the mighty Roman Empire.
Screenplay by BEN BARZMAN
Directed by ANTHONY MANN. Films: page 7
3.53 Regional News (exc London)


Unknown: Sophia Loren
Unknown: Stephen Boyd
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: James Mason
Unknown: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Unknown: Ben Barzman
Unknown: Basilio Franchina
Unknown: Philip Yordan
Produced By: Samuel Bronston
Directed By: Anthony Mann.
Lucilla: Sophia Loren
Livius: Stephen Boyd
Timonides: James Mason
CommodUS: Christopher Plummer
Marcus Aurelius: Alec Guinness
Verulus: Anthony Quayle
Ballomar: John Ireland
Cleander: Mel Ferrer
Sohamus: Omar Sharif
Julianus: Eric Porter
Niger: Douglas Wilmer
Claudius: Peter Damon
Polyblus: Andrew Keir
Victorious: George Murcell
Helva LENA: Von Martens
Tauna: Gabriella Licudi

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The Fall of the Roman Empire

BBC One London, 24 December 1982 13.00

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