London, South Kensington
12 December 2001
A realistic prop axe of rubber painted to simulate wood and metal -- 47in. (119.5cm.) long -- made for the 2000 Universal film Gladiator; accompanied by a document concerning the provenance and a colour reproduction of a corresponding still (3)
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This prop axe is identical to the one wielded by the Barbarian leader at the start of the battle during the opening sequences of the film.
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