El Cid Movie Review 1961

Information and Film Reviews for El Cid the Movie

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Charts the life of Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, known as El Cid, who was the legendary 11th-century Christian hero who freed Spain from Moorish invaders. Noted for its insanely lavish budget, this epic tale is true to its setting and features elaborate battle scenes.

Distribution

Vestron Video, c/o Artisan Home Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Ste. 200, Santa Monica, CA 90404-5502, Phone: (310)449-9200, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 184 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Religion, Medieval Romps, Historical Drama, War, General, Big Battles, Religious Epics, Top Grossing Films of 1961
Screenplay
Philip Yordan
Cast
Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren, Raf Vallone, Hurd Hatfield, Genevieve Page
Cinematography
Robert Krasker
Director
Anthony Mann
Music
Miklos Rozsa
Producer
Allied Artists, Samuel Bronston

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