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It’s been 50 years since the US release of the film ‘Cleopatra’
It was the film that nearly bankrupted 20th Century Fox. One of the most expensive and lavishly produced movies in history, with an original running time of nearly 6 hours.
But the epic saga was not just on-screen: during filming, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton met and began a relationship that was to prove one of the storied, and most volatile in Hollywood history.
A look back 50 years on from the premiere.

gettyimagesarchive:

It’s been 50 years since the US release of the film ‘Cleopatra’

It was the film that nearly bankrupted 20th Century Fox. One of the most expensive and lavishly produced movies in history, with an original running time of nearly 6 hours.

But the epic saga was not just on-screen: during filming, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton met and began a relationship that was to prove one of the storied, and most volatile in Hollywood history.

A look back 50 years on from the premiere.