Cleopatra

The love affair that shook the world!
Cleopatra
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  • Run Time: 1 hours, 52 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: April 7, 2009
  • Originally Released: 1934
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono Spanish
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono, French, Spanish, English
    • SUBTITLES: English SDH
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers
    • Audio Commentary: Filmmaker F.X. Feeney
    • Featurette:
      1. Claudette Colbert: Queen of the Sliver Screen
      2. Cecil B. DeMille: Hollywood's Epic Director
      3. Forbidden Film: The Production Code Era

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1934 - Best Cinematography: Victor Milner

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh82%

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Total Count: 11

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 890
…Colbert steamed up the screen….Enjoyably overstuffed… -- Rating: B
Entertainment Weekly
Aug 9, 1996
The master showman Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra (1934) is a modernistic 1930s costume spectacle that reshapes the Cleopatra story Full Review
AMC Filmsite
Jan 1, 2000
Claudette Colbert is Egypt's queen and doesn't take it too seriously. Full Review
Maclean's Magazine
Aug 1, 2019
It is to Mr. de Mille's credit that he never staggers beneath his burden of accessories. He keeps his film moving with a tumultuous energy which is its strongest point. Full Review
The Spectator
Mar 13, 2019
[T]he film's charm lies in its brazen 1930s quality, right from the gilded art-deco Egyptian settings and Travis Banton's nightclub-on-the-Nile costuming to the snap-an-crackle of wit that makes Colbert's Cleopatra as much feisty dame as femme fatale.
Sight and Sound
Oct 1, 2012
Rating: B+ -- Despite many incongruous elements, like treating the text as soap opera and the dialogue as gossip, this is one of DeMille's most enjoyable films, superior to Mankiewicz 1963 version, in large part due to Claudette Colbert's sexy interpretation. Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Mar 9, 2008
... DeMille's lavish but stilted film... is all production value and no style. Full Review
Parallax View
Apr 9, 2009

Product Description:

Grandiose, epic, and vintage Hollywood. Claudette Colbert stars as the captivating and powerful Queen of Egypt in this classic Hollywood film. When Julius Caesar, the leader of the Roman Empire, succumbs to the charms of the sultry Cleopatra, he creates a scandal big enough to shake the marble pillars of Rome. The ruler pays dearly for his romance, for the outraged Roman Senate repudiates him and the fickle Cleopatra decides to protect her interests by bestowing her affections on her former lover's rival, Marc Antony. Remade in 1963 with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.

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Production Notes:

  • Additional crew members include David McDonald as Cullen Tate as Assistant Directors.
  • Copyright 1934 Paramount Productions, Inc. Renewed 1961 by EMKA, Ltd.

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  • Sales Rank: 21,855
  • UPC: 025195051002
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35/lbs (approx)
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