G | | Biography, Drama, History
Queen Cleopatra of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.
The saving grace to the fortunes and legacy of Twentieth Century-Fox, after Cleopatra (1963), came from the phenomenal success of The Sound of Music (1965), an expensive and handsomely produced film adaptation of the highly acclaimed Rodgers and Hammerstein ... ...
Why should the eyes of a statue always be without life?
The topless dancer seen at the beginning of Cleopatra's parade entering Rome clearly has a tan line that is the result of wearing a modern bikini-style top.
Premiered at a length of 243 minutes. A week after the premiere, the film was reduced to 222 minutes, and edited further to 194 minutes for general release. The 194-minute version was the default broadcast television version for years; home video and cable television releases are of the full-length cut.
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