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Cleopatra (1963)
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Call no.:
DVD PN1995.9.H5 C54 2001
Title:
Cleopatra
Originally produced:
1963
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt, from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves and entanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony.
Credits:
Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall and Sidney Buchman ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Edition:
Letterbox, widescreen format.
Publication:
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., c2001.
Languages:
English or French language with optional subtitles in English and Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
3 DVDs (248 min.) : sound, color
Country of production:
United Kingdom
United States
Switzerland
Studio(s):
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
MCL Films S.A
Walwa Films S.A
Director(s):
Mankiewicz, Joseph L
Screenwriter(s):
Mankiewicz, Joseph L
MacDougall, Ranald
Buchman, Sidney
Producer(s):
Wanger, Walter
Cast:
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown, George Cole, Hume Cronyn, Cesare Danova, Kenneth Haigh, Andrew Keir, Martin Landau, Roddy McDowall, Robert Stephens.
Production:
Director of photographer, Leon Shamroy ; choreography, Hermes Pan ; music, Alex North.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963.
"Based upon histories by Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, other ancient sources and The life and times of Cleopatra by C.M. Franzero."
Special features include: Behind-the-scenes documentary Cleopatra : the film that changed Hollywood ; 1963 featurette The fourth star of Cleopatra ; archival footage from New York and Hollywood premiere ; commentary by Chris Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz, Martin Landau and Jack Brodsky ; extensive still gallery with behind-the-scenes photos, costume sketches, concept art and more.
Subjects:
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C. Drama.
Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. Drama.
Caesar, Julius Drama.
Queens Egypt Drama.
Epic films.
Motion pictures, British.
Motion pictures, Swiss.
Egypt History 332-30 B.C. Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Motion pictures, British.
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Location: Storage
Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Motion pictures, British
Year: 1960s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Cleopatra
Director: Mankiewicz, Joseph L
Actor: Burton, Richard
Actor: Harrison, Rex
Actor: Taylor, Elizabeth
Musical score composer: North, Alex
Production studio: MCL Films S.A
Production studio: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Production studio: Walwa Films S.A
Country of production: Switzerland
Country of production: United Kingdom
Country of production: United States
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action