Re: [Videolib] Cleopatra

Gerald A. Notaro (
Thu, 13 Apr 2006 12:48:24 -0400 (EDT)

Probably a Live at the Met Aida with Leontyne Price.


Beasley, Sarah wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a patron looking for a movie she saw on TV when she was a child
> and she has very sketchy details. It's a version of Cleopatra and she
> saw it sometime between the mid 60's - early 70's (she thinks on the
> early side of that range). Her memory of the film is that it has a
> majority or all-black cast and that the sets looked very much like the
> Elizabeth Taylor version of Cleopatra. She doesn't think it was a
> opera, but didn't rule it out entirely. Originally she thought the
> title was Cleopatra, but decided perhaps she was mistaken. Anyone have
> any ideas? (I've checked some of the usual sources, but I'm reluctant
> to list the specifics since it wouldn't hurt if someone double checked
> me!)
> Thanks,
> Sarah
> Sarah Beasley
> Manager, Film and Audio Department
> Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
> 4400 Forbes Avenue
> Pittsburgh, PA 15213
> 412.622.1918
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