Quo Vadis

United States, 1951

Film
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Describes Rome at the time of Nero, focusing on a Roman commander who falls in love with a Christian girl and becomes a convert himself. A spectacular film, at its most effective where it examines the lives of the early Christians. The Miklos Rozsa score was based on music of the time. Starring Deborah Kerr, Robert Taylor and Peter Ustinov.

Credits

director

Mervyn LeRoy

producer

Sam Zimbalist

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Language

English

Duration

02:45:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37170

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Religious films

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rome (Italy)

Drama

Drama → Religious films

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Christianity

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religious films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → History

Literature → Literature

Places → Rome (Italy)

Religious films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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