Carthage in Flames

Carthage in Flames (Italian: Cartagine in fiamme) is a 1960 Italian historical drama film directed by Carmine Gallone and starring Pierre Brasseur, José Suárez, Daniel Gélin and Anne Heywood.[1] The film depicts the last of the Punic Wars between the Roman Republic and Carthage.

Carthage in Flames
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Directed byCarmine Gallone
Written byEmilio Salgari (novel)
Duccio Tessari
Carmine Gallone
Ennio De Concini
StarringPierre Brasseur
Daniel Gélin
Anne Heywood
José Suárez
Music byMario Nascimbene
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • January 29, 1960 (1960-01-29) (Italy)
  • January 18, 1961 (1961-01-18) (USA)
Running time
107 min



Carthago in Flames was among the most expensive epic adventure films produced in Italy during the 1960s.[2]


  • Hughes, Howard (2011). Cinema Italiano - The Complete Guide From Classics To Cult. London - New York: I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-1-84885-608-0.


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  2. ^ Hughes, p.56

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