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A grown man knows the world he lives in. For the moment, that world is Rome.
-- Pontius Pilate in Ben-Hur
See! The powerful god-Emperor of Rome feasting on the agonies of prisoners in the arena ...
See! The beautiful and devious Empress bathing in asses' milk ...
See! The hapless Christian maidens beset by ruthless Roman soldiers ...
See! The City Prefect with a heart of gold ...
See! The cast of thousands descend into the deepest catacombs of Rome with nothing to light their way but their convictions and some really large torches ...
... all this and more in the Technicolor Cinemascope Sensurround Epic Costume Extravaganza:
the usual flame the usual flame The Flame in the Catacombs
Directed by
the Catacombs message board members in the spirit of
Cecil B. DeMille

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