The Last Days of Pompeii

Egyptian Theatre , Hollywood Sunday December 9 2012 17:00
The Last Days of Pompeii
Photo Courtesy the Getty Villa
The Last Days of Pompeii

In line with the Getty Villa exhibition, The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection, the Egyptian Theatre will screen the rare 1926 silent film The Last Days of Pompeii with live musical accompaniment. Directed by Carmine Gallone and Amleto Palermi, film connoisseurs can experience one of the first US screenings of the incredibly rare 35mm print. A tale of the days before Mt. Vesuvius' famous eruption, the film follows the life of a Roman legionnaire while boasting intricate sets, costumes, and scenes of disaster. Advanced tickets can be purchased via the Egyptian Theatre Box Office.

Venue name: Egyptian Theatre
Address: 6712 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles
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