Spartacus [videorecording] / Universal International ; Bryna Productions, Inc. presents ; a Stanley Kubrick film ; screenplay, Dalton Trumbo ; produced by Edward Lewis ; directed by Stanley Kubrick.
Contributor(s): Douglas, Kirk | Olivier, Laurence | Simmons, Jean | Laughton, Charles | Curtis, Tony | Ustinov, Peter | Trumbo, Dalton | Kubrick, Stanley | Gavin, John | Lewis, Edward | Fast, Howard | Universal Pictures (Firm) | Bryna Productions, Inc.Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, c1997Edition: Widescreen ed.Description: 2 videocassettes (ca. 196 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.ISBN: 1558808809.Subject(s): Spartacus, d. 71 B.C. -- Drama | Gladiators -- Rome -- Drama | Revolutions -- Rome -- Drama | Historical films | Feature films | Video recordings for the hearing impaired | Rome -- History -- Servile War, 73-71 B.C. -- DramaDDC classification: FIC | 791.4372
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Presented uncut and fully restored ; original overture and extended soundtrack.
Originally released as motion picture in 1960.
Based on the novel by Howard Fast.
Restricted to home use or face-to-face teaching.
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; editor, Robert Lawrence ; music composed and conducted by Alex North.
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Tony Curtis.
Epic tale of the gladiator slave Spartacus, the woman who believed in his cause, and the power-hungry Roman general who challenged his convictions. Set against the background of Imperial Rome at the height of its glory, Spartacus is a true account of the eternal struggle for freedom that combines history with spectacle to create a moving drama of love and commitment.
VHS; hi fi; Dolby surround stereo, digitally recorded.
Winner of 4 Academy awards