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Joseph L. Mankiewicz' Cleopatra

Author: Joseph L MankiewiczRanald MacDougallSidney BuchmanWalter WangerElizabeth TaylorAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Bluray Video : Videodisc : Blu-ray disc   Visual material : English : 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Historical films
Biographical films
Drama
Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Marcus Antonius; Julius Caesar; Marcus Antonius; Julius Caesar; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph L Mankiewicz; Ranald MacDougall; Sidney Buchman; Walter Wanger; Elizabeth Taylor; Richard Burton; Rex Harrison; Pamela Brown; George Cole; Hume Cronyn; Cesare Danova; Kenneth Haigh; Andrew Keir; Martin Landau; Roddy McDowall; Leon Shamroy; Dorothy Spencer; Alex North; Hermes Pan; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 842973048
Language Note: English, dubbed Spanish or dubbed French dialogue; Spanish, French, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Brazilian Portuguese, Portuguese, Swedish, Hebrew, Icelandic, Japanese or Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Based upon histories by 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.
Special features: Commentary with Chris Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz, Martin Landau and Jack Brodsky; Cleopatra through the ages: a cultural history; Cleopatra's missing footage; The Cleopatra papers: a private correspondence; continued film commentary; Cleopatra: the film that changed Hollywood; The fourth star of Cleopatra; Fox movietone news: archival footage of the New York premiere and Archival footage of the Hollywood premiere.
Credits: Music composer and conductor, Alex North ; choreography, Hermes Pan ; director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; editor, Dorothy Spencer.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown, George Cole, Hume Cronyn, Cesare Danova, Kenneth Haigh, Andrew Keir, Martin Landau, Roddy McDowall, Robert Stephens.
Target Audience: Rating: G; CHV rating: G.
Description: 2 videodiscs (251 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Blu-ray, widescreen; DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English), Dolby Digital 4.0 (English), Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish), DTS 5.1 (French); AVC @ 29 MBPS; 50GB dual layer; requires Blu-ray player ; widescreen 2:20.1.
Contents: Disc 1. Cleopatra, part 1. Extras: Cleopatra through the ages: a cultural history; Cleopatra's missing footage; Fox Movie Channel presents Fox legacy with Tom Rothman; Commentary with Chris Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz, Martin Landau and Jack Brodsky; The Cleopatra papers: a private correspondence --
Disc 2. Cleopatra, part 2. Extra: Cleopatra: the film that changed Hollywood; The fourth star of Cleopatra; Fox Movietone news; Commentary with Chris Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz, Martin Landau and Jack Brodsky; Theatrical trailers.
Other Titles: Cleopatra (Motion picture : 1963)
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox presents ; screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall and Sidney Buchman ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

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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.

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