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New York Premiere - Cleopatra

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1776
Date Released
17 Jun 1963
Date submitted
12 Jun 1963
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Trees Take a Trip
  2. 2Athletics - Historic Mile
  3. 3Tots Take to Twisting
  4. 4Highway Litter-Louts
  5. 5The Shape of Summer
  6. 6New York Premiere - Cleopatra

Story

Story No. within this Issue
6 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Cleopatra - New York Premiere. DESCRIPTION: The World Premiere of Cleopatra in New York. Cleopatra is the most talked about and the most expensive film ever made. Paul Anka, Richard Rodgers, Joan Fontaine and Roddy McDowell were among those who attended the charity premiere. SHOTLIST: Key scene. MS cinema sign with Elizabeth Taylor in Cleopatra (3 shots). Crowd shots (3 shots). GV cinema. MCU Richard Rodgers and wife and Leonard Bernstein and wife. France Nuyen and Joan Fontaine arriving (2 shots). Guests arrive (3 shots). MS pressmen. MCU guests arriving. MS crowd. MS Rex Harrison and wife. Joseph L Mankiewicz (2 shots). Guests arriving (2 shots). Darryl F Zanuck with Irena Demick (2 shots). MS sign Cleopatra cinema (2 shots).
Keywords
Entertainment and leisure; Fundraising; Performing arts
Locations
New York; United States of America
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
86756
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
144
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