Fabiola (1918 film)

Fabiola is a 1918 Italian silent historical film directed by Enrico Guazzoni and starring Augusto Mastripietri, Amleto Novelli and Elena Sangro. It is an adaptation of the 1854 novel Fabiola by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman about the rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire. It was one of a series of historical epics for which the Italian film industry became famous during the era. The novel was later turned into a sound film Fabiola in 1949.

Fabiola
Directed byEnrico Guazzoni
Written byFausto Salvatori
Based onFabiola
by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman
Starring
Music byAlexander Henneman
CinematographyAlfredo Lenci
Production
company
Palatino Film
Release date
  • March 25, 1918 (1918-03-25)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryItaly
LanguageSilent
Italian intertitles

Cast

  • Augusto Mastripietri: Eurota
  • Amleto Novelli: Fulvio
  • Elena Sangro: Fabiola
  • Livio Pavanelli: San Sebastiano
  • Giulia Cassini-Rizzotto: Lucia
  • Bruno Castellani: Quadrato
  • Valeria Sanfilippo: Santa Cecilia
  • Signora Poletti: Sant' Agnese
  • Signora Tirelli: Afra

References

    Bibliography

    • Sorlin, Pierre. Italian National Cinema 1896-1996. Routledge, 1996.


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