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Episode: 1045
Title: The Last Days of Pompeii (1 of 5) - The City of the Dead
(adapted from the Edward George Bulwer-Lytton story)
Air Dates: First Run - January 7, 1980
Repeat - July 21, 1980
Plot: Marcus moves to Pompeii, meets a ship owner, saves a slave girl named Lydia, and falls in love with an aristocrat named Orianna. Lydia worships Isis and tries to organize the slave women to demand proper treatment. Orianna discovers Christianity, much to the chagrin of the priest of Isis.
Actors: Russell Horton
Evie Juster
Kristoffer Tabori
Earl Hammond
Writer: Gerald Keane