Elizabeth Taylor is on the cover of Plateia magazine as Cleopatra. This special issue published in 1963, has 32 pages. This magazine is totally dedicated to the film “Cleopatra“.
Plateia magazine appeared in 1951. On the cover of the first issue is the actress Ava Gardner. It had 2 distinct series, the first ending in 1957. The following year, in 1958, the second series began and ended in 1986. In total there were 1031 issues.
This magazine was totally dedicated to the performing arts, especially theatre and cinema.
One of the most expensive film productions in history involving several scandals, but raising 4 oscars.
During the Roman expansion in Egypt, Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor) meets Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison) and has 1 son. This union makes the queen of the Nile powerful, but Julius Caesar is assassinated.
Cleopatra becomes lover of Mark Antony (Richard Burton), and continues to take on a comfortable governor’s guarantee.
To please the power in Rome, Mark Antony marries Octavia (Jean Marsh), sister of the ambitious Octavian (Roddy McDowall).
Unhappy with his Roman wife, Mark Antony returns to Egypt and publicly marries Cleopatra.
Feeling the weakness of Mark Antony, Octavian enters the power struggle, attacks and defeats him.
- Elizabeth Taylor (Claopatra)
- Richard Burton (Mark antony)
- Rex Harrison (Julius Caesar)
- Pamela Brown (High Priestess),
- George Cole (Flavius)
- Hume Cronyn (Sosigenes)
- Cesare Danova (Apollodorus)
- Kenneth Haig (Brutus)
- Robert Stephens (Germanicus)
- Isabel Cooley (Charmian)
- Roddy Mcdowall (Octavian – Caesar Augustus)
The most luxurious bath in cinema
The loves of Cleopatra
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
The 4 battles of Cleopatra
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Director)
- Ranald MacDougall (Writter – Screenplay)
- Sidnay Buchman (Writer – Screenplay)
The back cover is an advertisement for another magazine, the Colecção Cinema. The cover of this magazine is also Elizabeth Taylor.