Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra in Cleopatra (1963)

Posted by G31879 - Sunday, May 13th, 2012

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"Cleopatra" Copyright © Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (1991)

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Photo of Elizabeth Taylor, who portrays "Cleopatra", from "Cleopatra" (1963). This picture is from the video of the trailer for "Cleopatra", at least this is what the submitter stated.

Elizabeth Taylor was an American actress, and producer.

Here are some memorable quotes from Elizabeth Taylor as "Cleopatra"
I am the Nile. I will have sons. Isis has told me? My breasts are full of love and life. My hips are rounded and well apart. Such women, they say, have sons.
I will not be told where I can go and where I cannot go!
As an actress, Elizabeth Taylor has been seen in movies such as "The Battle of Amfar", released in 2013, "Life with Father" (1947) as Mary Skinner, "Jane Eyre" (1944), "A Date with Judy" (1948) (character: Carol Pringle), "Scent of Mystery" (1960), and "Doctor Faustus" (1967) as Helen of Troy.

About the movie, "Cleopatra":

"Cleopatra" is a Biography/Drama/Romance film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, and written by Joseph L. Mankiewicz (screenplay), Sidney Buchman (screenplay), Ranald MacDougall (screenplay), Suetonius (histories), Plutarch (histories), Appian (histories), Carlo Mario Franzero (book "The Life and Times of Cleopatra"), released on June 12 of 1963 in the USA , starring Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra), Richard Burton (Marc Antony), Rex Harrison (Julius Caesar), Pamela Brown (High Priestess), George Cole (Flavius) and Hume Cronyn (Sosigenes).

Here are some quotes from "Cleopatra"
How dare you and the rest of your barbarians set fire to my library? Play conqueror all you want, Mighty Caesar! Rape, murder, pillage thousands, millions of human beings! But neither you nor any other barbarian has the right to destroy one human thought!("Cleopatra" portrayed by Elizabeth Taylor)
We must not disappoint the mighty Caesar! The Romans tell fabulous tales of my baths and handmaidens... and my morals!(Elizabeth Taylor ("Cleopatra"))
{ After the execution of Pothinus }
Flavius, return Apollodorus' dagger to him? but clean it first. It has Pothinus all over it.(Rex Harrison/"Julius Caesar")

As an actor, Rex Harrison acted in movies such as "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir", released in 1947 playing Capt. Daniel Gregg, "Midnight Lace" (1960) in which he portrays Anthony 'Tony' Preston, "Crossed Swords" (1977) as The Duke of Norfolk, "The Agony and the Ecstasy" (1965) (Pope Julius II), "The Honey Pot" (1967) as Cecil Sheridan Fox, and "The Fifth Musketeer" (1979) (Colbert).

As an actor, Richard Burton has performed in movies such as "The Night of the Iguana", released in 1964 playing Rev. Dr. T. Lawrence Shannon, "Becket" (1964) playing Thomas à Becket, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (1966) in which he plays George, "The Comedians" (1967) (Brown), "Exorcist II: The Heretic" (1977) (Father Philip Lamont), and "Equus" (1977) portraying Martin Dysart.

Film maker of "Cleopatra": Rouben Mamoulian

Rouben Mamoulian was a director, and producer. Rouben Mamoulian has directed movies such as "City Streets", released in 1931, "Summer Holiday" (1948), "Porgy and Bess" (1959), "Laura" (1944), "The Wild Heart" (1952), and "Queen Christina" (1933).

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Source: The Official Trailer.

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