Fabiola (1949 film)

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Fabiola
Fabiola 1949 film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Alessandro Blasetti
Produced by Salvo D'Angelo
Starring Michèle Morgan
Henri Vidal
Michel Simon
Music by Enzo Masetti
Cinematography Mario Craveri
Ubaldo Marelli
Edited by Mario Serandrei
Production
company
Universalia Film
Filmsonor Productions
Release dates
3 March 1949
1951 (UK & U.S.)
Running time
164 min
Country Italy / France
Language Italian

Fabiola (UK title: The Fighting Gladiator) is a 1949 Italian language motion picture historical drama directed by Alessandro Blasetti, very loosely based on the 1854 novel Fabiola by Nicholas Patrick Wiseman. The film stars Michèle Morgan, Henri Vidal and Michel Simon. It tells the story of the Roman Empire in which Christianity is growing around the fourth century AD.

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The film earned an estimated $1,050,000 in rentals at the US box office in 1951.[1]

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  1. ^ 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1951', Variety, January 2, 1952

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