Historical Epics

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Romantic Epic Films - Subgenres - Historical Epics
... Historical epics are epic films that take place in the historical past, often focusing on people who alter the course of history ... A number of historical epics, especially those made in the 1950s and 1960s, are set in ancient times, particularly in Rome, Greece, or Egypt ... Historical epics typically are more grand-scale than other types of epics, featuring elaborate sets and large numbers of extras ...

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