- Here are entered works on films that employ large casts and lavish sets to depict action on a grand scale.
- Costume spectacles (Motion pictures)
- Film epics
- Heroic films
- Monumental films
- Spectacles (Motion pictures)
- Spectaculars (Motion pictures)
- found: Ben Hur, 1959.
- found: Yee, M.M. Moving image materials, 1988 (Epics; use for fictional works which employ "a cast of thousands" to depict action on a cosmic scale. UF: Costume spectacles, Sandal and spear epics, Spectaculars, Sword and sandal epics)
- found: Lopez, D. Films by genre, c1993 (Epic film, Film epic, Spectacle, Costume picture, Heroic film, Monumental film). Movie epics are usually set in the historical past, but they can also deal with contemporary or even future events. Frequently, though, the setting is antiquity--mythological, biblical, Greek or Roman times--and the film sets, as a rule, are lavish and spectacular)
Here are entered works on films that employ large casts and lavish sets to depict action on a grand scale.
- 2002-04-16: new
- 2015-12-01: revised
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