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Director  Carmine Gallone
Language  Italian
5/10 IMDb

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Country  ItalyFranceSpain

Writer  Vittorio Nino Novarese, Albert Valentin, Pierre Laroche, Cesare Ludovici
Release date  4 December 1951 (1951-12-04)

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Messalina or The Affairs of Messalina is a 1951 historical drama film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring María Félix, Georges Marchal and Memo Benassi. It was a co-production between France, Italy and Spain. It was shot at the Cinecittà studios in Rome with sets designed by Gastone Medin and Vittorio Nino Novarese. It was part of a growing trend of epic historical films of 1950s. In 1954 a dubbed English version was released in the United States by Columbia Pictures.

Poster of Messalina or The Affairs of Messalina drama film in 1951 starring María Félix as Messalina.

The film portrays the story of the Messalina, the third wife of the Roman Emperor Claudius.

Poster of Messalina or The Affairs of Messalina drama film in 1951 starring María Félix as Messalina.

Main cast

Poster of Messalina or The Affairs of Messalina drama film in 1951 starring María Félix as Messalina.
  • María Félix as Messalina
  • Georges Marchal as Caio Silio / Gaius Silius
  • Memo Benassi as Claudio / Claudius
  • Delia Scala as Cinzia
  • Erno Crisa as Timo / Timus
  • Carlo Ninchi as Tauro / Taurus
  • Camillo Pilotto as Ottavio / Octave
  • Jean Tissier as Mnester
  • Jean Chevrier as Valerio / Valerius Asiaticus
  • Germaine Kerjean as Ismene
  • Ave Ninchi as Locusta / Locuste
  • Michel Vitold as Narciso / Narcissus
  • Giuseppe Varni as Pallante
  • Luigi Almirante as the jeweler
  • Lamberto Picasso as the astrologer
  • Gino Saltamerenda as the brothel's manager
  • Cesare Barbetti as Lucio / Lucius
  • Achille Majeroni as Appolonio / Appolonius
  • Giovanna Galletti as the Christian woman

  • Poster of Messalina or The Affairs of Messalina drama film in 1951 starring María Félix as Messalina.
    Poster of Messalina or The Affairs of Messalina drama film in 1951 starring María Félix as Messalina.

    References

    Messalina (1951 film) Wikipedia
    Messalina (1951 film) IMDb


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