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Last Days of Pompeii, The

Last Days of Pompeii, The

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, May 06, 1984 19.6 31 2
Monday, May 07, 1984 16.5 24 2
Tuesday, May 08, 1984 16.7 24 2
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  • Season: 1983-84
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: Period Piece, Historical Piece, Disaster
  • Based On: Last Days of Pompeii written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Misc.: 7 Hours

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. In 79 A.D. Italy, a simple blacksmith becomes a champion gladiator. He falls in love with a blind slave girl who also aches for a Greek nobleman. Lust is left in the dust when the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroys their hopes and dreams.


Production Company:

  • David Gerber, Centerpoint, Columbia TV, RAI

Production Type:

  • Independent
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