G | | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Nervous at the expense and trying to cover all its bases, MGM executives dissatisfied with the script hired Ben Hecht to "polish" it during shooting. They flew him to Rome, set him up in a house and paid him approximately 15,000 dollars for a week's work. ... ...
Most of the Roman soldiers seen are not displaying the Roman Army's "Winged Lightning" symbol on their shields.
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion is shown in a still-frame to appear looking peaceful at the beginning rather than roaring.
Dive deep into IMDb Picks, Amazon Originals, and more.