Vivien Leigh is a young and determined Cleopatra and Claude Rains is Emperor Julius Caesar. Beauty and power collide in this witty, memorable, cast and brilliantly designed adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play. As Rome invades Egypt, Julius Caesar strumbles across the young princess Cleopatra, sheltering in the Sphinx. Impressed by her spirit and intelligence and seduced by her charm he determines to make her QUeen. Part Egyptian adventure and part political thriller, the spectacular Technicolor epic was, at the time, the most expensive film ever produced in Britain

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Caesar and Cleopatra (1946)

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Vivien Leigh is a young and determined Cleopatra and Claude Rains is Emperor Julius Caesar. Beauty and power collide in this witty, memorable, cast and brilliantly designed adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's play. As Rome invades Egypt, Julius Caesar strumbles across the young princess Cleopatra, sheltering in the Sphinx. Impressed by her spirit and intelligence and seduced by her charm he determines to make her QUeen. Part Egyptian adventure and part political thriller, the spectacular Technicolor epic was, at the time, the most expensive film ever produced in Britain

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Cast
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Claude Rains

Julius Caesar
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Vivien Leigh

Cleopatra
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Stewart Granger

Apollodorus
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Flora Robson

Ftatateeta
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Francis L. Sullivan

Pothinus
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Basil Sydney

Rufio
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Cecil Parker

Britannus
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Raymond Lovell

Lucius Septimus
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Anthony Eustrel

Achillas
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Ernest Thesiger

Theodotus
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Anthony Harvey

Ptolemy
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Robert Adams

Nubian Slave
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Olga Edwardes

Cleopatra's Lady Attendant
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Harda Swanhilde

Cleopatra's Lady Attendant
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Michael Rennie

Quayside Centurion
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James McKechnie

Second Centurion
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Esme Percy

Major Domo
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Stanley Holloway

Belzanor
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Leo Genn

Bel Affris
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Alan Wheatley

Persian
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Anthony Holles

Boatman
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Charles Victor

First Porter
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Ronald Shiner

Second Porter
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John Bryning

Sentinel
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John Laurie

First Auxiliary Sentinel
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Charles Rolfe

Second Auxiliary Sentinel
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Felix Aylmer

First Nobleman
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Ivor Barnard

Second Nobleman
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Valentine Dyall

First Guardsman
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Charles Deane

Second Guardsman
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Renée Asherson

Iras
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Jean Simmons

Harpist
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Russell Thorndike

Harpist's Master
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B.Q. Alakija

Ethiopian Dancer (uncredited)
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Chick Alexander

Major Domo's Attendant (uncredited)
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Hylton Allen

Councillor (uncredited)
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Marie Ault

Egyptian Lady (uncredited)
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Peter Bayliss

Aide to Mithridates (uncredited)
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André Belhomme

Boatman (uncredited)
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Agnes Bernelle

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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June Black

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Mary Boyle

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Dorothy Bramhall

Lady (uncredited)
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Bernard Bright

Ethiopian Dancer (uncredited)
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Olwen Brookes

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Ena Burrill

Egyptian Lady (uncredited)
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Alice Calvert

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Cecil Calvert

Councillor (uncredited)
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Bob Cameron

Bucinator (uncredited)
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Jill Carpenter

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Gerald Case

Roman Tax Officer (uncredited)
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Paul Croft

Councillor (uncredited)
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Jackie Daniels

Lady (uncredited)
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Ronald Davidson

Roman Officer (uncredited)
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Anna Davis

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Daphne Day

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Bernard de Gautier

Assistant Palace Official (uncredited)
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Nantando de Villiers

Fan Girl (uncredited)
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Roy Ellett

Councillor (uncredited)
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Lilla Erulkar

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Margaret Fernald

Lady (uncredited)
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Ingrid Forrest

Dancer (uncredited)
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Harold Franklyn

Boatman (uncredited)
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Toni Gable

Lady (uncredited)
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Gordon Gantry

Roman Officer (uncredited)
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Renee Gilbert

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Babette Griffin

Lady (uncredited)
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Kathleen Harrison

Egyptian Woman (uncredited)
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Margaret Harvey

Lady (uncredited)
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Michael Martin Harvey

Councillor (uncredited)
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Billy Holland

Roman Officer (uncredited)
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Jean Hulley

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Hamilton Humphries

Auxiliary Roman Sentinel (uncredited)
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Moya Iles

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Basil Jayson

Mithridates (uncredited)
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Mihalis Kakogiannis

Councillor (uncredited)
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Virginia Keiley

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Gerhard Kempinski

Angry Boatman (uncredited)
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Kay Kendall

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Don Kenito

Singing Boatman (uncredited)
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Rita Lancaster

Lady (uncredited)
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Harry Lane

Councillor (uncredited)
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Hilda Lawrence

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Alan Lewis

Councillor (uncredited)
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Peter Lilley

Roman Officer (uncredited)
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Leonard Llewellyn

Palace Official (uncredited)
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Peter Lord

Special Roman Centurian (uncredited)
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George Luck

Councillor (uncredited)
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Mary Macklin

Lady (uncredited)
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H.F. Maltby

Councillor (uncredited)
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Zena Marshall

Lady-in-Waiting (uncredited)
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Gibb McLaughlin

High Priest (uncredited)
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Barry Meaton

Councillor (uncredited)
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Mary Midwinter

Lady in Waiting (uncredited)
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Roma Milne

Fan Girl (uncredited)
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Charles Minor

Boatman (uncredited)
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Anne Moore

Slave Girl (uncredited)
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Roger Moore

Roman Soldier (uncredited)
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Cathleen Nesbitt

Egyptian Lady (uncredited)
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Shaun Noble

Aide to Achillas (uncredited)
Crew
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Gabriel Pascal

Director
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George Bernard Shaw

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Caesar and Cleopatra

(DVD)

12/9/1998

Disc Title Front Cover

Caesar and Cleopatra

(DVD)

2/23/2010

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