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Doctor Faustus (1967) was a Drama Film directed by Richard Burton and Nevill Coghill and produced by Richard Burton.

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Doctor Faustus: [speaking about Helen of Troy] Was this the face that launched a thousand ships and burnt the topless towers of Illium? Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss!


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The Pageant of the Seven Deadly Sins does not use the dialogue from the original scene. Instead, Burton used passages from Marlowe's other plays: _Edward II_ (for Lechery), _Jew of Malta_ (for Avarice), and _Tamburlaine the Great Part One_ (Pride). Two of the Sins, Gluttony and Sloth, do not appear in the film at all.
The sixth of eleven films that Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton starred in together.
For the secondary roles, director Richard Burton, an Oxford graduate, cast drama students from Oxford University.
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