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Caesar and Cleopatra Overview:

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945) was a Biographical - Comedy Film directed by Gabriel Pascal and produced by Gabriel Pascal and J. Arthur Rank.

Academy Awards 1946 --- Ceremony Number 19 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionJohn BryanNominated
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Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

By Angela on Jul 10, 2011 From Hollywood Revue

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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Quotes from

Apollodorus: When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares it his duty.


Julius Caesar: Is it sweet or bitter to be a queen?
Cleopatra: Bitter.
Julius Caesar: Cast out fear, and you will conquer Caeser.


Julius Caesar: Go, Ptolemy. Always take a throne when it is offered to you.


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Facts about

First feature of Zena Marshall.
The role of Caesar was originally offered to John Gielgud, who turned it down because he detested Gabriel Pascal.
The film was the costliest studio production made in Great Britain at the time.
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