Cleopatra (1963 movie)
|Directed by||Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Rouben Mamoulian (uncredited; fired and replaced by Mankiewicz)
Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited)
|Produced by||Walter Wanger|
|Screenplay by||Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Ben Hecht (uncredited)
|Narrated by||Ben Wright|
|Music by||Alex North|
Jack Hildyard (uncredited)
|Editing by||Dorothy Spencer
Elmo Williams (uncredited)
|Studio||MCL Films S.A.
Walwa Films S.A.
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Release date(s)||12 June 1963(New York, premiere)
31 July 1963 (United Kingdom)
|Running time||192 minutes|
|Money made||$57,777,778 (US)|
Cleopatra (1963) is an epic sword and sandal movie starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison, and Richard Burton. It was written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. The movie was one of the most expensive ever produced. It did not recoup its production cost at the box office. It won four minor Academy Awards but lost Best Picture to Tom Jones.
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- "Cleopatra (1963)". Box Office Mojo. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=cleopatra.htm. Retrieved March 27, 2013.
- Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p253