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Cabiria [videorecording] : visione storica del terzo secolo A.C. / written, produced and directed by Giovanni Pastrone ; titles by Gabriele d'Annunzio ; translation and presentation, Charles Affron, Mirella Jona Affron.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 6142 37684001085846 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (123 min.) : sd., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Restored version; standard format (1.33:1).
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, ©2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1914.
Includes a brief written introduction (3 min.).
Container insert includes program notes by Charles Affron.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Manlio Mazza, Ildebrando Pizzetti ; music performed by Jacque Gauthier (c1990).
Participant or Performer Note:
Little Catena, [Lidia] Quaranta, Gina Marangoni, Dante Testa, Umberto Mozzato, Bartolomeo Pagano, Raffaele Di Napoli, Emilio Vardannes, Edoardo Davesnes, Italia Manzini.
Summary, etc.:
An 8-year old Sicilian princess is kidnapped by pirates, eventually becoming a slave in Carthage. When she reaches adulthood, she attempts to win her freedom again, whatever the costs. Set in the third century B.C. during the Punic Wars.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC.
Language Note:
Silent, with musical accompaniment & English intertitles. Original Italian intertitles not present.
Subject: Princesses > Italy > Sicily > Drama.
Women slaves > Tunisia > Carthage (Extinct city) > Drama.
Punic War, 2nd, 218-201 B.C. > Drama.
Rome > History > Republic, 265-30 B.C. > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Silent films.

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