Rome against Rome (1964) - (John Drew Barrymore) Italian Busta
This is an 18" x 26" Italian busta poster for the 1964 Giuseppe Vari film Rome against Rome AKA War of the Zombies AKA Night Star: Goddess of Electra with original Italian title Roma contro Roma, based on a story by Ferruccio De Martino and Massimo De Reta and starring John Drew Barrymore as Aderbad. Plot summary: This is a peplum fantasy horror epic about zombie civil war in the Roman Empire. A band of renegades steals the treasure of Sarmatia from Rome and the centurion Gaius [Ettore Manni] is sent to recover it. The rebel leader Aderbad invokes the evil powers of the Goddess of Electra to mobilize dead Roman soldiers as zombie warriors against the Roman army. This busta shows a blinded Aderbad leaning over the body of Tulia [Susy Andersen] after killing her.
Cast and crew: John Drew Barrymore, Giuseppe Vari, Ferruccio De Martino, Massimo De Rita, Susy Anderson, Ettore Mani, Ida Galli, Mino Doro, Ivano Staccioli, Philippe Hersent, Andrea Checchi, Liva Contardi, Mathilda Calnan, Rosy Zichel, Antonio Corevi, Giulio Maculani