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Title Cleopatra [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, and Sidney Buchman ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

Imprint Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2005.


1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Edition 50th anniversary ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (248 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby surround (English), Dolby surround (French).
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed-captioned.
Cast Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Martin Landau, Roddy McDowall.
Credits Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; editor, Dorothy Spencer ; music, Alex North.
Note Based upon the histories of Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, other ancient sources and "The life and times of Cleopatra" by C.M. Franzero.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Summary Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this epic-spectacle; its opulence and sweeping grandeur have never been more glorious. Elizabeth Taylor stars as Cleopatra, the glamorous and cunning queen of Egypt. To secure her hold on power, she seduces the rulers of Rome, only to meet her match in Marc Antony, played by Richard Burton. Their passionate romance could decide the fate of the world's greatest empires.
Note Special features: Audio commentary by Jack Brodsky, Martin Landau, Chris Mankiewicz, and Tom Mankiewicz
Subject Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, -30 B.C. -- Drama.
Antonius, Marcus, 83 B.C.?-30 B.C. -- Drama.
Caesar, Julius -- Drama.
Caesar, Julius -- Assassination -- Drama.
Queens -- Egypt -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Heads of state -- Drama.
Actium, Battle of, 31 B.C. -- Drama.
Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Civil War, 43-31 B.C. -- Drama.
Plutarch -- Film adaptations.
Suetonius, approximately 69-approximately 122 -- Film adaptations.
Appianus, of Alexandria -- Film adaptations.
Franzero, Carlo Maria, 1892- -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Mankiewicz, Joseph L., writer, director.
MacDougall, Ranald, writer.
Buchman, Sidney, 1902-1975, writer.
Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968, producer.
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-2011, actor.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, actor.
Harrison, Rex, actor.
Landau, Martin, 1928- actor.
McDowall, Roddy, actor.
Shamroy, Leon, 1901-1974, cinematographer.
Spencer, Dorothy, 1909-2002, editor.
North, Alex, editor.
Franzero, Carlo Maria, 1892- Life and times of Cleopatra.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543864400
Music No. 2286440 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
2286441 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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