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Spartacus

Author: Kirk DouglasLaurence OlivierJean SimmonsCharles LaughtonTony CurtisAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Epic tale of the gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions. Set against the background of Imperial Rome at the height of its glory, Spartacus is a true account of the eternal struggle for freedom that combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Named Person: Spartacus; Spartacus
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kirk Douglas; Laurence Olivier; Jean Simmons; Charles Laughton; Tony Curtis; Peter Ustinov; Dalton Trumbo; Stanley Kubrick; Universal Pictures (Firm); Bryna Productions, Inc.
ISBN: 1558808809 9781558808805
OCLC Number: 37644013
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Presented uncut and fully restored ; original overture and extended soundtrack.
Originally released as motion picture in 1960; winner of 4 Academy awards.
Credits: Screenplay, Dalton Trumbo ; producer, Edward Lewis ; executive producer, Kirk Douglas ; director, Stanley Kubrick ; music composed and conducted by Alex North.
Cast: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Tony Curtis.
Target Audience: PG-13.
Description: 2 videocassettes (196 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi fi; Dolby surround stereo, digitally recorded.
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents a Bryna Production ; a Stanley Kubrick film.

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Epic tale of the gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions. Set against the background of Imperial Rome at the height of its glory, Spartacus is a true account of the eternal struggle for freedom that combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment.

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