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Dante's Inferno (1935) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Harry Lachman and produced by Sol M. Wurtzel.

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"Dante's Inferno," or Smart Carny

By David on May 9, 2013 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

"Oh, heck!" Even though it isn't entirely unexpected, there's still a lot of talk about h-e-double hockey sticks in the 1935 film "Dante's Inferno." Because it's a legitimate part of the plot, "hell" is thrown around with abandon, like a five-year-old just given permission to say a forbidden word. ... Read full article

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According to a 28 July 1935 New York Times article, there were 4,950 technicians, architects, artists, carpenters, stone masons and laborers, 250 electricians and 3,000 extras in the Inferno scene. A total of 300,00 feet of film was shot, which was whittled down to a manageable 8000 feet by editor Alfred DeGaetano. A total of 14,000 people worked on the film.
The dream sequence of the inferno is stock footage taken from the 1924 film Dante's Inferno.
Remarkably, outtakes still survive from this film. Raw footage of the clapperboard and the setup for a dance number with 16-year-old Rita Hayworth are included in the documentary Rita.
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