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Laurence Olivier (Marcus Licinius Crassus) and Jean Simmons (Varinia) in Spartacus (1960)

Source: The Official Trailer for "Spartacus".

This picture, entitled "Laurence Olivier (Marcus Licinius Crassus) and Jean Simmons (Varinia) in Spartacus (1960)", has been posted on Saturday, February 9th, 2013 in the fan-made gallery dedicated to "Spartacus" (cinema).

"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 on October 06 of 1960 in the USA . Kirk Douglas is starring, alongside Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov and John Gavin.

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Picture featuring Laurence Olivier (Marcus Licinius Crassus)Jean Simmons (Varinia) in "Spartacus"
Photo of Laurence Olivier, portraying "Marcus Licinius Crassus" from "Spartacus" (1960). Also showcased is Jean Simmons (Varinia).
(Source: The Official Trailer)

"Spartacus" Copyright 1960 Universal Pictures Company, Inc. & Bryna Productions, Inc.

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by Theia -

Photo of Laurence Olivier, who portrays "Marcus Licinius Crassus" from "Spartacus" (1960), alongside Jean Simmons (Varinia). As mentionned by the submitter, this picture comes from the video of the trailer available for "Spartacus".

Laurence Olivier and Jean Simmons can already be seen in Hamlet, released in 1948.

Laurence Olivier was an English actor, producer, and director.

As an actor, Laurence Olivier has performed in movies such as As You Like It, released in 1936 in which he portrays Orlando, Son of Roland de Boys, Term of Trial (1962) in which he portrays Graham Weir, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) playing Dr. Totenkopf, A Bridge Too Far (1977) in which he plays Dr. Jan Spaander, Q Planes (1939) playing Tony McVane, and Battle of Britain (1969) playing Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding.
Jean Simmons is an English actress.

As an actress, Jean Simmons has been seen in movies such as The Actress, released in 1953 as Ruth Gordon Jones, The Egyptian (1954) in which she portrays Merit, Mr. Emmanuel (1944), Hilda Crane (1956) portraying Hilda Crane, Guys and Dolls (1955) (Sarah Brown), and The Happy Ending (1969) as Mary Wilson.

More information about the film "Spartacus":

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

Here are some memorable quotes from "Spartacus"
Gladiators don't make friends. If we're ever matched in the arena together, I have to kill you.(Woody Strode/"Draba")
I am Spartacus!(Kirk Douglas as "Spartacus")
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 actor, John Gavin has performed in movies such as Thoroughly Modern Millie, released in 1967 in which he portrays Trevor Graydon, Pedro Páramo (1967) playing Pedro Páramo, Pussycat, Pussycat, I Love You (1970) in which he plays Grant Granite, Niente rose per OSS 117 (1968) playing Hubert Bonisseur de La Bath, alias OSS 117, A Time to Love and a Time to Die (1958) playing Ernst Graeber, and A Breath of Scandal (1960) in which he portrays Charlie Foster.

Kirk Douglas and Stanley Kubrick (director) have also collaborated in Paths of Glory, released in 1957 (Col. Dax). As an actor, Kirk Douglas has acted in movies such as Tough Guys, released in 1986 (character: Archie Long), Paris brûle-t-il? (1966) (Général Patton/Gen. George S. Patton Jr.), Diamonds (1999) (Harry Agensky), The Last Sunset (1961) in which he plays Brendan 'Bren' O'Malley, Lust for Life (1956) in which he portrays Vincent Van Gogh, and The Racers (1955) as Gino Borgesa.

A little more about Stanley Kubrick (director of "Spartacus"):

Stanley Kubrick was an American director, writer, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and actor. Stanley Kubrick has directed movies such as Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, released in 1964, Lolita (1962), Barry Lyndon (1975), The Shining (1980), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), and Killer's Kiss (1955).

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Source: The Official Trailer for "Spartacus".

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