Stars: Luciano Albertini Director: Giovanni Enrico Vidali Runtime: 58 Minutes Language: English inter-titles - Orchestra Score Color: Black & White with tinted sequences Extra: Ben Hur (1907) - 13 Minutes Format: DVD-R Rating: NR
Directed by Giovanni Enrico Vidali
Cast: Luciano Albertini - Enrico Bracci Alberto Capozzi - Signor Fretti Maria Gandini - Mario Guaita-Ausonia Achille Majeroni - Luigi Mele Leo Ragusi - Cristina Ruspoli
A romanticized telling of the famous gladiator who led a slave revolt against his Roman masters. This early Italian feature uses great locations, wonderful costumes and a large numbers of extras to bring this epic to life.
Ben Hur (1907)
Directed by Sidney Olcott & Frank Oakes Rose
Starring: Herman Rottger William S. Hart.
This film as the dubious distinction of being the first film to be sued for not obtaining the rights to film the story.