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    Cleopatra (20th Century Fox, 1962). Roadshow Six Sheet (83" X 83"). Elizabeth Taylor was cast as Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, in this epic that almost bankrupted a studio! Director Rouben Mamoulian was replaced by Joseph Mankiewicz after six days of shooting. Thus began the tumultuous battle to get this film made. This drama won five Academy Awards and turned Hollywood on its ear with the gossip that ensued about the two stars love affair and the cost overages. And $60 million dollars later, this epic nearly dragged 20th Century Fox down the Nile with Cleopatra's studio designed barge. There is slight wear at the crossfolds and edges, otherwise the poster is in excellent condition. This roadshow six sheet is quite rare and this one is in beautiful condition other than a Dutch stamp. Near Mint.

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    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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