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Hollywood is back on the banks of the Tiber

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 05:50

Rome

INSIDE the Cinecittà film studios, originally built by Mussolini in part to produce fascist propaganda, a catapult is parked beside Soundstage 13. Not far away, craftsmen touch up chariots. The props are for the remake of the 1959 swords-and-sandals epic, Ben-Hur, which is consuming