Cleopatra [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screenplay by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall and Sidney Buchman ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
- Letterbox, widescreen format.
- Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., c2001.
- Five star collection
3 videodiscs (248 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C. -- Drama.
Antonius, Marcus, 83?-30 B.C. -- Drama.
Caesar, Julius -- Drama.
Queens -- Egypt -- Drama.
Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C. -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Motion pictures, Swiss.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Motion pictures, British.
- English or French language with optional subtitles in English and Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
- System Details:
- 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.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
- Mankiewicz, Joseph L. , Director, Screenwriter
Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968. , Producer
MacDougall, Ranald. , Screenwriter
Buchman, Sidney, 1902-1975. , Screenwriter
Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932- , Actor
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984. , Actor
Harrison, Rex. , Actor
North, Alex. , Composer
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. , Producer, Distributor
MCL Films S.A. , Producer
Walwa Films S.A. , Producer
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. , Distributor
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
- Publisher Number:
2001483 20th Century-Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
- Web link:
- The Class of 1924 Book Fund Home Page