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In 1st century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe for its supposedly magical powers.
According to Jay Robinson (Caligula), the break in principal photography between The Robe (1953) and this film was only three weeks. This would account for "The Robe"'s opening shot of the gladiatorial arena, a scene lifted from its sequel. The scene features Victor Mature and Robinson, ... ...
Do you see her Claudius ? The Goddess Diana. Every night she comes to me. My arms. There there she goes. Now do you see her ?
Claudius: No, sire.
Caligula: Why not ?
Claudius: Only you gods are privileged to see each other.
When Claudius and Messalina were interviewing Demetrius on his Christian beliefs, the parrot on the perch next to Messalina's couch was a sulfur crested cockatoo, indigenous to Australia. Australia was unknown to the western world in the first century AD. Therefore, such birds would never have left their native habitat, much less be captive pets in Ancient Rome.
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