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The Fall of the Roman Empire (film) Quotes

The Fall of the Roman Empire (film) is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Fall of the Roman Empire stopped airing in 1970.

It features Samuel Bronston as producer, Dimitri Tiomkin in charge of musical score, and Robert Krasker as head of cinematography.

The Fall of the Roman Empire (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Fall of the Roman Empire (film) is 188 minutes long. The Fall of the Roman Empire (film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: James Mason as Timonides, Christopher Plummer as Commodus, Stephen Boyd as Livius, Sophia Loren as Lucilla, George Murcell as Victorinus, Finlay Currie as Senator, and Mel Ferrer as Marcus Aurelius.

The Fall of the Roman Empire (film) Quotes

James Mason as Timonides

  • (James Mason) "Men of Rome, men of Rome. Do not touch these people, they have become your brothers. They're Roman now. The whole Northern people will answer with fire and blood, their hatred will live for centuries. Men of Roman blood will pay for this. You will make nations to kill us all. Let us live in peace.Peace."
  • (James Mason) "As you see there is more than enough for ourselves. We were right Livius. There is no limit with what can be done with a human spirit, for good or evil."
  • (James Mason) "Let's look at this logically --"

Christopher Plummer as Commodus

  • (Christopher Plummer) "Livius, if you listen very carefully, you can hear the gods laughing."

Stephen Boyd as Livius

  • (Stephen Boyd) "What happened, gentle Greek? Did you try to tell them there were three possibilities? Did you not know there was a fourth? This."
  • (Sophia Loren) "This is the way they answer to reason and now even you must see, this is the only way to answer them."
  • (Stephen Boyd) "He does not seem dead to me, I can still feel his life, hear his words. Tell me what I must do in his name."
  • (Stephen Boyd) "March the army into Rome and drown the city in blood."
  • (Sophia Loren) "He was my father's friend and a wise man."
  • (Stephen Boyd) "I shall go alone into Rome, if I do not return by sunset, let the army enter Rome."
  • (Stephen Boyd) "A few days longer, Caesar, we'll bring you his head."
  • (Mel Ferrer) "No Livius, please don't bring me his head. I wouldn't know what to do with it."
  • (Stephen Boyd) "You're beautiful."
  • (Sophia Loren) "You're beautiful."

George Murcell as Victorinus

  • (George Murcell) "We're in command now Livius, the throne is yours."
  • (Finlay Currie) "Gaius Mettelus Livius, the people are asking for you."
  • (Stephen Boyd) "You would not find me very suitable, because my first official act would be to have you all crucified."

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