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Writers:
Audrey Maas (adaptation)
George Bernard Shaw (play)
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Release Date:
1 February 1976 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Julius Caesar's arrival in Egypt proves more than interesting to the beautiful Cleopatra, ambitious sister to the boy pharaoh. | Add synopsis »
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One of the finest movies about Cleopatra See more (5 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Alec Guinness ... Julius Caesar

Geneviève Bujold ... Cleopatra

Margaret Courtenay ... Ftatateeta

Iain Cuthbertson ... Rufio
Noel Willman ... Pothinus
David Steuart ... Theodotus

Gareth Thomas ... Achillas

Michael Bryant ... Britannus

Clive Francis ... Apollodorus
Jolyon Bates ... Ptolemy

Roy Stewart ... Nubian Slave
Matthew Long ... Wounded Soldier
Michael Poole ... Centurion
Neville Phillips ... Major-Domo
Ludmilla Nova ... Charmian
Kristin Hatfield ... Iras
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Warwick Paul Evans ... Roman Soldier

Directed by
James Cellan Jones 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Audrey Maas  adaptation
George Bernard Shaw  play

Produced by
Duane Bogie .... producer
Lewis Rudd .... executive producer
David Susskind .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael J. Lewis 
 
Production Design by
Eileen Diss 
 

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Also Known As:
"Hallmark Hall of Fame: Caesar and Cleopatra (#25.4)" - USA (anthology series)
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USA:75 min
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Edited into "Hallmark Hall of Fame" (1951)See more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
One of the finest movies about Cleopatra, 6 September 2002
Author: Robert Priewasser (priewasser@chello.at) from Vienna, Austria

Caesar and Cleopatra is definitely one of the finest movies on the theme. Both the author (G. B. Shaw) and the actors guarantee for a funny but nevertheless high levelled movie. It is one of those delicate BBC-productions of the 70s like "I, Claudius, Caesar and God" (with Derek Jacobi) which do not need action scenes like Ridley Scotts "Gladiator" instead of a good and historical correct story. It is really a pity, that this film is not available on DVD (even not on VHS!).

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