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Cleopatra (1934 film)

Cleopatra

Cleopatra is a 1934 American epic film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and distributed by Paramount Pictures. A retelling of the story of Cleopatra VII of Egypt, the screenplay was written by Waldemar Young and Vincent Lawrence and was based on Bartlett Cormack‘s adaptation of historical material.

Claudette Colbert stars as Cleopatra, Warren William as Julius Caesar, and Henry Wilcoxon as Mark Antony. Nominated for five Academy AwardsCleopatra was the first DeMille film to receive a nomination for Best PictureVictor Milner won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography.

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