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John Ireland

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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Duration 3h 8m Ratings UK: PG, USA: Approved, Spain: A  Source of story Very very loosely based on real events as chronciles in the “Decline and Fall” by Edward Gibbon. Director Anthony Mann Writers/Script Ben Barzman, Basilio Franchina, Phillip Yordan Starring Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guiness, James Mason, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Qualyle, john Ireland, … Continue reading

Spartacus (1960)

Elevator Pitch In 73 BC Spartacus, a slave in gladiator school, rebels against his masters and, with his fellow trainees, defeats their guards and forms an army which picks up recruits from the countryside eventually making up a formidable force which threatens the security of Rome. The senate makes the error of sending out small … Continue reading

55 Days in Peking (1963)

Duration 2h 34m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A book about real events, the siege of the foreign legation compound in Peking in 1900 during the Boxer rebellion, by Noel Gerson. Writers/Script Robert Hamer, Phillip Yordan, Bernard Gordon, Ben Barzman Additional Info The set of the foreign compounds was built outside Madrid at a … Continue reading

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