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


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: What's the matter?
Cleopatra: You're bald! That's why you wear the wreath!


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First feature film of Peter Bayliss.
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".
Gabriel Pascal went on to produce only one more Shaw film, the 1952 version of Androcles and the Lion, which he did not direct.
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