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Title:The Last Days of Pompeii

Date: 1913
Type: Historical drama
Rating: 3 Stars 3/5
Colour: Black and White / Silent
Director: Mario Caserini and Eleuterio Rodolfi

In the days leading up to thee destruction of Pompeii, a blind slave is caught up in a love triangle that leads to murder, people being thrown to the lions and finally the eruption of Versuvius. This Italian film has a good mix of close-up shots and big epic crowd scenes. The historical accuracy may not the best, but it still does a good job of putting a human face to the tragedy that was Pompeii.