Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Clip of the week: SIEGE OF SYRACUSE (1960)

Archimedes (Rossano Brazzi) deploys his war machines with death rays. Directed by Pietro Francisci. 


Fred Blosser said...

What a nostalgia trip! I saw this one in the theatre when I was 10. Thanks for posting it.

Anonymous said...

An interesting previous post by PeplumTV on a modern recreation of the heat ray:
Vessels sealed with pitch/tar were presumably more vulnerable to the heat ray. See also:–212_BC)

The development of 'Greek fire' in late antiquity would prove to be much more effective and deadly: