Digitally restored version. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937. A Mussolini-era war epic commissioned by Italy's fascist government, meant to invoke popular support by celebrating the exploits of Roman general Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus as he successfully battled the army of Hannibal.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1941. Based on the novel by Alessandro Manzoni. Set in the province of Milan in the 17th century, the wedding of a betrothed coumpe is interfered with by Don Rodrigo. The young couple, advised by Father Cristoforo, take refuge in Milan. Separated, they undego tumult, plague, and rape, although justice triumphs.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942. Based on: The postman always rings twice by James M. Cain. The story of the ill-fated love between Gino, a virile young drifter, who arrives by chance at a roadside restaurant and filling station, and Giovanna, the beautiful young wife of the fat old man who owns the place. Gino leaves, only to return because he can't get her out of his blood. They kill her husband but his death haunts the guilt-ridden Gino.