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Serpent of the Nile (1953)

Approved | | Adventure, Biography, History | 8 May 1953 (USA)
In 44 BC, after the assassination of the leader of Rome Julius Caesar, Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and one of the highest ranking Roman generals and Caesar's possible successor Mark Anthony begin a tragic love affair.

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... Cleopatra
... Lucilius
... Mark Antony
... Charmian
... Captain Florus
... Octavius
Conrad Wolfe ... Elderly Assassin
... Captain Domitius
... Cytheris
... Brutus
Frederic Berest ... Marculius
... The Gilded Girl (as Julie Newmeyer)
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In 44 BC, after the assassination of the leader of Rome Julius Caesar, Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and one of the highest ranking Roman generals and Caesar's possible successor Mark Anthony begin a tragic love affair.

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Used sets from Salome (1953). See more »

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3rd rate
18 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

Lucilius (William Lundigan) switches allegiances from Brutus (Robert Griffin) to side with Mark Anthony (Raymond Burr). When Anthony seeks an alliance with Cleopatra (Rhonda Fleming), Lucilius is not so convinced. Cleopatra has her own motives............

It's an interesting story and that's the only reason to watch the film. From the beginning, when both the narrator and Lundigan refer to "Cassius" as "Cashius", you realize that it's going to be a moronic production. The acting is staged, the dialogue is phony and the sets don't quite work. It's all a bit tacky....and the music cheapens it somewhat more. I'm sure that Cleopatra's make-up is also wrong but like I say, it's the story that keeps you watching. No need to see it again.


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