Federico Fellini claimed that Maciste all’inferno (1926) was the first movie he remembered seeing as a child. His 1954 film La Strada features a brutish strongman performer.
The devil takes Maciste down to hell in an attempt to corrupt and ruin his morality.
Director: Guido Brignone
Film series: The Maciste Silent Film Series
Production company: Società Anonima Stefano Pittaluga
Cinematography: Ubaldo Arata, Massimo Terzano
Stars: Bartolomeo Pagano, Umberto Guarracino, Mario Saio
Alternatively you can watch the full movie with French and Italian intertitles
with music by Gojira