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Antony and Cleopatra (1974)

After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's Queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.

Director:

Jon Scoffield

Writer:

William Shakespeare (play)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Johnson ... Marc Antony
Janet Suzman ... Cleopatra
Rosemary McHale Rosemary McHale ... Charmian
Mavis Taylor Blake Mavis Taylor Blake ... Iras
Darien Angadi Darien Angadi ... Alexas
Sidney Livingstone Sidney Livingstone ... Mardian
Geoffrey Hutchings Geoffrey Hutchings ... A Fig Seller
Loftus Burton Loftus Burton ... Diomedes
Lennard Pearce Lennard Pearce ... Cleopatra's Schoolteacher
Joseph Charles Joseph Charles ... Cleopatra's Messenger
Tony Osoba ... Cleopatra's Servant
Douglas Anderson Douglas Anderson ... Cleopatra's Eunuch
Michael Egan Michael Egan ... Cleopatra's Eunuch
Paul Gaymon Paul Gaymon ... Cleopatra's Eunuch
Wendy Bailey Wendy Bailey ... Servant
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Storyline

After the murder of her lover Julius Caesar, Egypt's Queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor, Octavius.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 1974 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Antonios kai Kleopatra See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One of the last made-for-television Shakespeare adaptations (to date) to have its American premiere on commercial network television. Franco Zeffirelli's Romeo and Juliet (1968), made for movie theaters, was telecast by ABC in 1980, but the only other made-for-television Shakespeare adaptation to have its American premiere on commercial television since 1975 has been the syndicated telecast of Sir Laurence Olivier's King Lear (1983), which was shown on American television in 1984, after premiering in England in 1983. See more »

Quotes

Enobarbus: Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits, rather than being listed in order of prominence, by appearance, or alphabetically, are divided into three sections: "With Cleopatra played by Janet Suzman were:", "With Antony played by Richard Johnson were:", and "With Octavius Caesar played by Corin Redgrave were:" See more »

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Good performances, average movie adaptation
6 August 2008 | by Petey-10See all my reviews

Antony and Cleopatra (1974) follows the relationship of Marc Anthony and Cleopatra.It dates from the time of the Parthian war to Cleopatra's suicide with a snake.William Shakespeare is the author of the play this movie is based on.He is believed to have written that around 1606-1607.I read the play a little while before I borrowed the VHS from the library.It's not the finest works by the Bard but good anyway.This TV movie is something very average.It works mainly because of the fine performances the actors give.There's some strength in the performance by Richard Johnson who plays Marc Antony.Janet Suzman is wonderful as the Queen of Eqypt.Patrick Stewart is really good as Enobarbus.The way he turns and talks straight to camera is just magnificent.It's also a real treat to see the young Ben Kingsley as Thidias.The drama works from time to time.There's a lot of that in the end.So this was worth seeing.


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