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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The role of Caesar was originally offered to John Gielgud, who turned it down because he detested Gabriel Pascal.
First shown on television the same week as a live TV broadcast of "Caesar and Cleopatra", which was telecast as part of the NBC anthology "Producers Showcase".
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