A fine screen adaptation of Shakespeare's play (c. 1607) about two of history's most famous personages, Antony and Cleopatra.
In this film adapted from the Shakespearean tragedy, Roman nobleman Marc Antony falls in love with Egyptian queen Cleopatra to tragic ends. Film is graced with many battle scenes, Roman warriors, and the deaths of the two lovers.
One of the many filmic versions of "Antony and Cleopatra". Director/star Charlton Heston has been interested in Shakespeare since he appeared in 16mm films during his college years. Shot in Todd-AO, and Technicolor.