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  • "The dark eyed sorceress of the Nile," as some poet has called her. Cleopatra, has been considered through the ages as the embodiment of luxurious and voluptuous beauty in women. The various scenes are magnificently set and beautifully photographed, and follow closely the printed descriptions of the queen and her court. It is needless to repeat the story. All the world knows of Cleopatra and Marc Antony, of their tragic death when the legions of Octavius Caesar were sweeping all before them. They both preferred death to humiliation, in quite the fashion of that age and time. The film adequately reproduces the scenes as they have been many times pictured by different writers, and one discovers upon looking at the film a reproduction of what his own imagination has pictured regarding that marvelous age and the personages who are delineated upon the pages of history. It is one of the most satisfactory films of this sort the Pathes have ever produced, and will be a powerful influence in strengthening previous conceptions of the marvelously beautiful queen and her rough soldier lover. - The Moving Picture World, May 21, 1910