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Cleopatra (1963)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Dec 21, 2017

Cleopatra Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz Written by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, and Sidney Buchman based on ancient histories and a book “The Life and Times of Cleopatra” by Carlo Maria Franzero 1963/Switzerland/UK/USA Twentieth Century Fox/MCL Films S.A./Walwa Films S. read more

César e Cleópatra (1945)

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Nov 2, 2015

César e Cleópatra (1945) Você deve saber que Elizabeth Taylor foi a primeira atriz de cinema a receber um milhão de dólares por um único filme: “Cleópatra”, em 1963. Antes dela, outras atrizes já haviam interpretado a mais famosa rainha do Egito, entre elas Theda Bara, Claudette read more

Celebrate Cleopatra!

Sittin' on a Backyard Fence Posted by Jill Blake on Jun 13, 2013

Here at The Fence, we will be giving away 2 copies of the newly restored Cleopatra 50th Anniversary release, courtesy of Fox. To enter, please send an email to In the subject, “Cleopatra giveaway.” Please include your name, email, and website (if applica read more

Win a Copy of Cleopatra 50th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Brandy Dean on May 31, 2013

The iconic historical epic Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor and and Richard Burton, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. In honor of this milestone, Cleopatra has been restored and released on Blu-ray for the first time in a 2-disc package that features a full-color book with rare images read more

Win a Copy of Cleopatra on Blu-ray!

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on May 30, 2013

I mentioned it on Twitter a  few days ago, but the fantastic folks at Cinemark have sent me a few Cleopatra Blu-rays to offer to you lovely people.  I have THREE Blu-rays to give away and here’s what you need to enter: HOW TO ENTER: Since these are awesome, I’m going to have to enforce read more

Cleopatra (1963)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on May 23, 2013

The review is a bit late, and hastily written today, but I just got home (it’s about midnight) from watching Cleopatra, on the big screen, for its 50th anniversary.  Despite it’s excessive runtime, Cleopatra is the quintessential movie to see in a theater due to its epic scope; they don& read more

Cleopatra (1934) (2)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Apr 15, 2013

Cleopatra 1934/USA Directed by Cecil B. DeMille Paramount Pictures (A Cecil B. DeMille Production) First viewing Julius Caesar: Nice of you to include me. Cleopatra (Claudette Colbert) seduces Julius Caesar (Warren William) and then Marc Antony (Henry Wilcoxson) in an attempt to save her beloved Egy read more

News From the Lake: Nicole Kidman is Grace of Monaco, Buster Keaton on DVD, Cleopatra, and TCM

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Mar 2, 2013

Every time I say “I’ll just throw in a news update because there’s nothing going on” I get inundated with awesome news. I think the news gods are being kind to me.  In today’s installment, we’ll look at a new celebrity biopic; Buster Keaton and Cleopatra are comin read more

(Don’t) Watch: Cleopatra (1917)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on Oct 14, 2012

Cleopatra, starring the sexy and mysterious Theda Bara, was released on October 14, 1917. It was the most popular movie of 1917 by a landslide. The public was intrigued and infatuated with The Vamp. The studio worked overtime to promote her mystical image. So let’s watch Cleopatra now, right? read more

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Jul 10, 2011

When Julius Caesar (Claude Rains) comes to visit Alexandria, one of the first things he does is see the Sphinx.  While basking in the Sphinx’s glory, he meets a strange, silly young girl who urges him to hide before the Romans find and eat him.  After talking to this girl for a few minutes, read more


Backlots Posted by Lara on Jul 9, 2011

On May 10, 1951, Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier opened their first performance of George Bernard Shaw’s Caesar and Cleopatra, part of their effort to perform that play and Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra simultaneously, on alternating nights, at the St. James Theatre in London. read more