Video recordings for the hearing impaired. Feature films. Motion pictures, British.
English or French language with optional subtitles in English and Spanish. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
DVD; Dolby Digital
Story of the life of Cleopatra, queen of ancient Egypt, from her ascension to the throne through her struggle for power and her loves and entanglements with Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony.
Disc 1. Part 1 of feature disc 2. Part 2 of feature disc 3. Bonus features.
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown, George Cole, Hume Cronyn, Cesare Danova, Kenneth Haigh, Andrew Keir, Martin Landau, Roddy McDowall, Robert Stephens.
Director of photographer, Leon Shamroy ; choreography, Hermes Pan ; music, Alex North.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963. "Based upon histories by Plutarch, Suetonius, Appian, other ancient sources and The life and times of Cleopatra by C.M. Franzero." Special features include: Behind-the-scenes documentary Cleopatra : the film that changed Hollywood ; 1963 featurette The fourth star of Cleopatra ; archival footage from New York and Hollywood premiere ; commentary by Chris Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz, Martin Landau and Jack Brodsky ; extensive still gallery with behind-the-scenes photos, costume sketches, concept art and more.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.