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Directed by Peter Glenville, and written by Edward Anhalt (screenplay) and Lucienne Hill (play translation), "Becket" (also known as "Becket e il suo re") is a Biography/Drama film, released on March 11 of 1964 in the USA , starring Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi, Paolo Stoppa and Donald Wolfit.

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Who directed "Becket":

Becket was directed by Peter Glenville, an English actor, director, producer, and writer.

Before making Becket, Peter Glenville had directed Term of Trial, released in 1962, Summer and Smoke (1961), Me and the Colonel (1958), The Prisoner (1955). Since, he directed Hotel Paradiso, released in 1966, The Comedians (1967).

When was "Becket" released:

Becket was first released in the United States on Wednesday, March 11, 1964. Other films released on Wednesday, March 11, 1964 are Mail Order Bride (dir. Burt Kennedy) and Hide and Seek (dir. Cy Endfield). This was fifty-five (55) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, April 23, 1964 in France; Friday, October 02, 1964 in Germany; Thursday, October 22, 1964 in Spain and on Wednesday, September 16, 1964 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Becket":

At the casting of Becket we find Richard Burton, previously seen in Zulu (1964) and The V.I.P.s (1963); Peter O'Toole (Lawrence of Arabia (1962), The Day They Robbed the Bank of England (1960)); John Gielgud (Saint Joan (1957), The Barretts of Wimpole Street (1957)) [ more... ]

  • John Gielgud, Pamela Brown and John Phillips can be seen in Richard III, released in 1955.
  • Niall MacGinnis and Gino Cervi, Martita Hunt can all be seen in Anna Karenina, released in 1948.
  • Donald Wolfit, Felix Aylmer and John Phillips also appeared together in I Accuse!, released in 1958.

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