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Cleopatra (1917)

The story of Cleopatra, the fabulous queen of Egypt, and the epic romances between her and the greatest men of Rome, Julius Caesar and Antony.

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... Cleopatra
... Caesar
... Antony
... Pharon (as Albert Roscoe)
... Ventidius
Dorothy Drake ... Charmian
Delle Duncan ... Iras
Henri De Vries ... Octavius Caesar
... Kephren
Hector V. Sarno ... Messenger
Genevieve Blinn ... Octavia
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The story of Cleopatra, the fabulous queen of Egypt, and the epic romances between her and the greatest men of Rome, Julius Caesar and Antony.

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14 October 1917 (USA)  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Last known prints destroyed in fires
20 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Alas the last two known prints of Theda Bara's legendary movie were destroyed in fires at the Fox studios (in 1937) and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. It is on the AFI's list of lost films. There can be no voting on it. Cecil B DeMille may have been the last person to see the movie, after he got the Fox print over to his office for a private screening in 1934 before he made his own Cleopatra. The 1917 film is based on H. Rider Haggard's 1889 novel Cleopatra and the plays Cleopatre by Émile Moreau and Victorien Sardou and William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.The film stars Theda Bara as Cleo, Fritz Leiber Sr as Julius Caesar and Thurston Hall as Mark Antony. http://derekwinnert.com/cleopatra-1934-claudette-colbert-warren- william-henry-wilcoxon-classic-movie-review-2413/


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