|Antony and Cleopatra|
|Directed by||Enrico Guazzoni|
|Written by||William Shakespeare (play) |
Pietro Cossa (poem)
|Starring||Gianna Terribili-Gonzales |
|Distributed by||Società Italiana Cines|
|26 September 1913|
|11 reels (edited to 8 reels in U.S.)|
Antony and Cleopatra (Italian: Marcantonio e Cleopatra) is a 1913 Italian silent historical film directed by Enrico Guazzoni, starring Gianna Terribili-Gonzales, Amleto Novelli and Ignazio Lupi. The film is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same title, with inspiration also drawn from a poem by Pietro Cossa.
The film was released in the U.S. as Mark Antony and Cleopatra, and in Germany as Die Herrin des Nils. The film still exists today.
- Gianna Terribili-Gonzales as Cleopatra
- Amleto Novelli as Marcantonio
- Ignazio Lupi as Augustus Caesar Ottaviano
- Elsa Lenard as Ottavia
- Matilde Di Marzio as La schiava Agar aka Charmian
- Ruffo Geri as Il capo dei congiurati
- Ida Carloni Talli as La strega
- Bruto Castellani
- Giuseppe Piemontesi
- Hatchuel, Sarah & Vienne-Guerrin, Nathalie. Shakespeare on Screen: The Roman Plays. Publication Univ Rouen Havre, 2009.
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