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Flagellants of Nocera Terinese

1960's

Flagellants of Nocera Terinese

Flagellants of Nocera Terinese - 1960's

Every seven years in the town of Nocera Terinese, Italy, a mysterious rite hundreds of years old still takes place to this day. On Good Friday, Flagellants from the surrounding villages perform the ritual of the battenti. In this tradition, the participants embed shards of glass in pieces of cork, then forcefully drive the makeshift […]

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Trailer: The King of Kings

1920's

Trailer: The King of Kings

Trailer: The King of Kings - 1927

A preview of Cecil B. DeMille’s upcoming film, The King of Kings … “the picture that will live forever.” DeMille hypes his 1927 spectacle, “magnificently portrayed by an inspiring cast of 5000 players,” by stressing the epic proportion of these biblical episodes rather than the story itself. Both producer and director of King of Kings, […]

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