Louis Feuillade – L’orgie romaine AKA Heliogabale [hand coloured version] (1911)


Short silent epic from gaumont, hand coloured. The story of Elegabalus, one of Rome’s most vain, brutal, decadent and perverted emperors. Apart from his personality problems, things only really take a nasty turn for him when he sets lions on his guests at a palace party. After a couple of years, people (or at least the pretorian guards) are not going to stand for that…




Language:Silent / German titles

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