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, he... Read full article
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It was the last film version of a George Bernard Shaw play made during his lifetime. His verdict afterward on Leigh's performance: "She's not right at all."
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