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The Sign of the Cross (1932)

Not Rated
108 min | Drama, History

A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero.
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Director
Cecil B. DeMille (as Cecil B. De Mille)
Writers
Waldemar Young (screen play) | Sidney Buchman (screen play) | Wilson Barrett (from the play by)
Cinematographer
Karl Struss (photographed by)
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Updated Nov 30, 1932

Release date
Feb 10, 1933 (United States)

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58 cast members
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Fredric March
Marcus Superbus, Prefect of Rome Marcus Superbus, Prefect of Rome   See fewer
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Elissa Landi
Mercia Mercia   See fewer
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Claudette Colbert
Empress Poppaea Empress Poppaea   See fewer
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Charles Laughton
Emperor Nero Claudius Caesar Emperor Nero Claudius Caesar   See fewer
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Ian Keith
Tigellinus Tigellinus   See fewer
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Harry Beresford
Favius Fontelas Favius Fontelas   See fewer
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Tommy Conlon
Stephan Stephan   See fewer
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William V. Mong
Licinius / Old Man Carrying Child Licinius / Old Man Carrying Child   See fewer
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Joyzelle Joyner
Ancaria (as Joyzelle) Ancaria (as Joyzelle)   See fewer
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Richard Alexander
Viturius Viturius   See fewer
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Nat Pendleton
Strabo Strabo   See fewer
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Clarence Burton
Servillius Servillius   See fewer
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Robert Seiter
Philodemus (as Robert Manning) Philodemus (as Robert Manning)   See fewer
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Joel Allen
Bombadier (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Bombadier (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mischa Auer
Christian in Dungeon (uncredited) Christian in Dungeon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lionel Belmore
Bettor of 300 Silver (uncredited) Bettor of 300 Silver (uncredited)   See fewer
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True Boardman
Nero's Slave (uncredited) Nero's Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marjorie Bonner
Roman Woman (uncredited) Roman Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Bonomo
Mute Torturer (uncredited) Mute Torturer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henry Brandon
Colosseum Spectator (uncredited) Colosseum Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Bruggeman
Nero's Slave (uncredited) Nero's Slave (uncredited)   See fewer
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Horace B. Carpenter
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Carradine
Christian Martyr / Gladiator Leader / Voice in Coliseum Mob / Voice of Roman (uncredited) Christian Martyr / Gladiator Leader / Voice in Coliseum Mob / Voice of Roman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lane Chandler
Chained Christian (uncredited) Chained Christian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Clifford
Christian Mother at Meeting (uncredited) Christian Mother at Meeting (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Forrest
Col. Hugh Mason (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Col. Hugh Mason (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Gemora
Gorilla (uncredited) Gorilla (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wynne Gibson
Orgy Guest (uncredited) Orgy Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Granger
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Carol Holloway
Actress (uncredited) Actress (uncredited)   See fewer
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John James
Lt. Herb Hanson (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Lt. Herb Hanson (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Lederer
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lillian Leighton
Woman Getting Gold for Cup (uncredited) Woman Getting Gold for Cup (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward LeSaint
Enthusiastic Spectator (uncredited) Enthusiastic Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Lucas
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James Millican
Capt. Kevin Driscoll - (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Capt. Kevin Driscoll - (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gertrude Norman
Christian (uncredited) Christian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wedgwood Nowell
Man Accepting 300 Silver Bet (uncredited) Man Accepting 300 Silver Bet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dave O'Brien
Christian on Stairway (uncredited) Christian on Stairway (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Man Who Heard Lions All Morning (uncredited) Man Who Heard Lions All Morning (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Price
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sally Rand
Crocodiles' Victim (uncredited) Crocodiles' Victim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Ricketts
Sleeping Spectator (uncredited) Sleeping Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Ridges
Chaplain Lloyd (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Chaplain Lloyd (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Angelo Rossitto
Impaled Pygmy (uncredited) Impaled Pygmy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ynez Seabury
Little Girl (uncredited) Little Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Shields
Chaplain Costello (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Chaplain Costello (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerome Storm
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Kent Taylor
Romantic Spectator (uncredited) Romantic Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oliver Thorndike
Lt. Robert Hammond (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Lt. Robert Hammond (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Tully
Hoboken (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited) Hoboken (1944 Re-Release Prologue) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Turner
Christian (uncredited) Christian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethel Wales
Complaining Wife (uncredited) Complaining Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 1,832 votes