One of MGM's biggest box-office hits, the epic QUO VADIS offers a spectacular cast to match its overwhelming production; there's plenty to enjoy, but don't look for greatness. Over it all looms a loony Ustinov as Emperor Nero, despite director LeRoy's best efforts to keep him from
chewing the scenery as he enjoyably steals the show. Taylor is the nominal star, playing Marcus Vinicius, a Roman army commander who returns victorious to the Eternal City in the 1st Century AD. After receiving a hero's welcome from the empress (Laffan), Marcus meets Lygia (Kerr), a hostage who is
the Christian daughter of a defeated king. He lusts after her, but is put off by her oversiz...