Demetrius and the Gladiators1954

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Demetrius and the Gladiators
Directed by:
Delmer Daves

Released on June 18 of 1954 in the USA, "Demetrius and the Gladiators" (also known as "Gladiatori, I", "Gladiatoren, Die", "Demetrio e i gladiatori") is a Drama film directed by Delmer Daves . Victor Mature is starring, alongside Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, Anne Bancroft and Jay Robinson.

It begins where "The Robe" left off!

Who is the director of "Demetrius and the Gladiators":

Demetrius and the Gladiators was directed by Delmer Daves, an American writer, director, actor, and producer.

Before making Demetrius and the Gladiators, Delmer Daves had directed Never Let Me Go, released in 1953, Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953), Return of the Texan (1952), Bird of Paradise (1951), Broken Arrow (1950), and A Kiss in the Dark (1949). Since, he directed Drum Beat, released in 1954, Jubal (1956), The Last Wagon (1956), 3:10 to Yuma (1957), Cowboy (1958), and Kings Go Forth (1958).

What was the release date of "Demetrius and the Gladiators":

Demetrius and the Gladiators was first released on Friday, June 18, 1954, in the United States. Also released on this day was Tanganyika (dir. André De Toth). This was sixty-four (64) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, September 10, 1954 in France and on Thursday, November 04, 1954 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Demetrius and the Gladiators":

At the casting of Demetrius and the Gladiators we find Victor Mature, previously seen in Dangerous Mission (1954) and The Robe (1953); Susan Hayward (White Witch Doctor (1953), The President's Lady (1953)); Michael Rennie (Prince Valiant (1954), King of the Khyber Rifles (1953)) [ more... ]

  • Ernest Borgnine and Victor Mature, Richard Egan can also be seen in Violent Saturday, released in 1955.
  • Susan Hayward, Richard Egan and Charles Evans also appeared in Untamed, released in 1955.
  • Barry Jones and Michael Rennie, Debra Paget also appeared together in Prince Valiant, released in 1954.
  • Victor Mature, Michael Rennie and Jay Robinson can also be seen in The Robe, released in 1953.

What is the Storyline of "Demetrius and the Gladiators":

The film begins with a clip from the previous film, showing its central characters Marcellus and Diana going to be martyred for their Christian beliefs on the order of Emperor Caligula. Before being executed, Diana hands the robe to Marcellus' servant Marcipor, telling him that it is "for the Big Fisherman," meaning Peter, who was a fisherman before being called as an apostle.

Peter hands the robe to Demetrius while at the funeral of Marcellus and Diana before leaving on a journey to live in 'the [...]

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