Luigi Maggi (21 December 1867 – 22 August 1946) was an Italian actor and film director who worked prolifically during the silent era. Working for Ambrosio Film he co-directed the 1908 hit film The Last Days of Pompeii, which launched the historical epic as a popular Italian genre.[1]

Luigi Maggi
Born(1867-12-21)21 December 1867
Died22 August 1946(1946-08-22) (aged 78)
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
OccupationActor, director
Years active1906–1928

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  1. ^ Moliterno p.6


  • Moliterno, Gino. Historical Dictionary of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2008.
  • Winkler, Martin M. Troy: From Homer's Iliad to Hollywood Epic. John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

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