Caesar and Cleopatra
Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

George Bernard Shaw adapted his own play for the screen in this blithe film version of the romance between Caesar (Claude Rains) and Cleopatra (Vivien Leigh). Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra are merely Henry Higgins and Eliza Doolittle cast… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 9, 2010
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Inexcusably dull in parts, while in other parts capturing some of Shaw's sharp wit.

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Emanuel Levy

An uneven version of George Bernard Shaw's witty play, starring Vivien Leigh and Claude Rains

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Sean Axmaker

... a plodding, stagebound production that fails to find a visual complement to Shaw's words and scenes...

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Kevin M. Williams
Claude Rains downplays the "Caesar, Furious Worldbeater" reputation here, and rather accents a gentle father chiding his errant child allure as the… More
Walter M.
Once upon a time, there was an Egyptian princess, Cleopatra(Vivien Leigh), who was in a fierce battle with her brother Ptolemy(Anthony Harvey) for the kingdom.… More
Keiko Aya
Vivien Leigh is my favortie female actor easy and Gone with the Wind is one of my all time favorites. It's underrated and very overlooked. Brilliantly… More
Alec Barniskis
Claude Rains is magnificent as Caesar . . . which is all that really matters.
jay nixon
slower then molasses