The Pigeon That Took Rome

  • 1962
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, War

Heston felt comfortable in Rome, having been there when he played Ben Hur. That had to have been the reasoning behind the title, to plant the Roman/Heston image in the audience's mind. Shavelson and Rose had just finished their splendid partnership, and Shavelson made this his first solo effort. But Heston in a comedy just doesn't wash. It's 1944, and Mussolini...read more