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Charles Laughton as Sempronius Gracchus in Spartacus (1960)

Source: The Official Trailer for "Spartacus".

This photo, entitled "Charles Laughton as Sempronius Gracchus in Spartacus (1960)", has been posted on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 in the fan-made gallery dedicated to "Spartacus" (cinema).

Starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov and John Gavin, "Spartacus" (also known as "Spartacus: Rebel Against Rome") is an Action/Adventure/Biography/Drama/History/Romance/War film directed by Stanley Kubrick, and written by Dalton Trumbo, released in the USA on October 06 of 1960.

Posted by G98037 - Saturday, February 09th, 2013

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Photo showing Charles Laughton (Sempronius Gracchus) in "Spartacus"
Photo of Charles Laughton, portraying "Sempronius Gracchus"
(Source: The Official Trailer)

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Photo of "Sempronius Gracchus", as portrayed by Charles Laughton in "Spartacus" (1960). The submitter specified that this picture is from the video of the trailer available for "Spartacus".

Charles Laughton was an English actor, producer, and director.

As an actor, Charles Laughton has been seen in movies such as They Knew What They Wanted, released in 1940 (character: Tony Patucci), Head (1968), Advise & Consent (1962) (Senator Seabright Cooley), Island of Lost Souls (1932) as Dr. Moreau, Devil and the Deep (1932) in which he portrays Commander Charles Sturm, and Forever and a Day (1943).

Details about the movie "Spartacus":

Starring Kirk Douglas (Spartacus), Laurence Olivier (Marcus Licinius Crassus), Jean Simmons (Varinia), Charles Laughton (Sempronius Gracchus), Peter Ustinov (Lentulus Batiatus) and John Gavin (Julius Caesar), "Spartacus" (also known as "Spartacus: Rebel Against Rome") is an Action/Adventure/Biography/Drama/History/Romance/War film directed by Stanley Kubrick, and written by Dalton Trumbo, released in the USA on October 06 of 1960.

Here are some memorable quotes from "Spartacus"
I am Spartacus!(Kirk Douglas/"Spartacus")
Gladiators don't make friends. If we're ever matched in the arena together, I have to kill you.(Woody Strode as "Draba")
Maybe there's no peace in this world, for us or for anyone else, I don't know. But I do know that, as long as we live, we must remain true to ourselves.("Spartacus"/Kirk Douglas)

As an actress, Jean Simmons has been seen in movies such as Young Bess, released in 1953 in which she plays Young Bess (Queen Elizabeth I), Mr. Emmanuel (1944), Black Narcissus (1947) as Kanchi, Great Expectations (1946) portraying Young Estella, The Dawning (1988) in which she plays Aunt Mary, and Until They Sail (1957) in which she portrays Barbara Leslie Forbes.

As an actor, John Gavin has been seen in movies such as Niente rose per OSS 117, released in 1968 in which he plays Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117, Romanoff and Juliet (1961) as Igor Romanoff, Tammy Tell Me True (1961) portraying Thomas 'Tom' Freeman, Back Street (1961) in which he plays Paul Saxon, A Breath of Scandal (1960) in which he portrays Charlie Foster, and Imitation of Life (1959) (character: Steve Archer).

More about Stanley Kubrick (film director):

Stanley Kubrick was an American director, writer, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and actor. Stanley Kubrick has directed movies such as The Shining, released in 1980, Killer's Kiss (1955), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), The Killing (1956), and Full Metal Jacket (1987).

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Source: The Official Trailer for "Spartacus".

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