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El Cid(1961)

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Brief Synopsis

Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.

Cast & Crew

Anthony Mann Director
Sophia Loren Chimene
Raf Vallone Count Ordoñez
Geneviève Page Princess Urraca
John Fraser Prince Alfonso
Gary Raymond Prince Sancho
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 14 Dec 1961
Release Date:  1961 Production Date:  [Super Technirama]
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Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Allied Artists
Sound:  70 mm 6-Track Production Co:  Allied Artists, Dear Film, Samuel Bronston Productions
Duration(mins):  184 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Most Underrated Historical Epic of All Time

    John Weber 2013-12-03

    While a success on initial release, "El Cid" in modern time has reached the point of obscurity. Not being nearly as well remembered as other... MORE>

  • When Movies Were Movies

    Bryan Thomas 2011-06-06

    El Cid is a must-see, not only for fans of the epic genre, but for all sincere film buffs. El Cid was released on the coattails of Ben-Hur which was a... MORE>

  • Grandioso

    Sonia 2010-11-07

    Um filme pico excelente. Com uma meticulosa reconstituio de poca e timas cenas de batalhas. Charlton Heston e Sophia Loren esto timos. Um classico... MORE>