Movies Alexander the Great (UA 1956, Richard Burton, Stanley Baker) Published 8 months ago on September 26, 2018 Robert Rossen wrote, produced and directed this lavish historical epic which depicts the Greek military genius Alexander (played by a blonde-wigged Richard Burton) as the scion of a dysfunctional family who must find new worlds to conquer’ in order to prove himself to his father (the always excellent Fredric March). The battle sequences are exciting, the Spanish and Italian landscapes are stunning and there are fascinating performances by the likes of Michael Hordern, Claire Bloom and Harry Andrews.’ Rossen, was blacklisted in the early 1950s, but went on to name names before the House Un-American Activities Committee. He subsequently left the United States and allegedly lived out the rest of his life tortured by his betrayal of old friends. production details USA / United Artists / 135 minutes / 1956 Director: Robert Rossen Producer: Robert Rossen Director of Photography: Robert Krasker Editing: Ralph Kemplen Music:Mario Nascimbene Script: Robert Rossen Art Direction: Andre Andreje cast Harry Andrews as Darius Stanley Baker as Attalus Michael Hordern as Demosthenes Fredric March as Philip of Macedonia Richard Burton as Alexander Claire Bloom as Barsine Barry Jones as Aristotle Niall MacGinnis as Parmenio Peter Cushing as Memmon Danielle Darrieux as Olympias Peter Wyngarde as Pausanias William Squire as Aeschenes Carlos Baena as Nearchus Christopher Lee as Nectenabus (voice) Virgílio Teixeira as Ptolemy (as Virgilio Texeira) Marisa de Leza as Eurydice (as Marisa De Leza) Gustavo Rojo as Cleitus Rubén Rojo as Philotas (as Ruben Rojo) Helmut Dantine as Nectenabus Friedrich von Ledebur as Antipater (as Friedrich Ledebur) Teresa del Río as Roxane (as Teresa Del Rio) Julio Peña as Arsites José Nieto as Spithridates (as Jose Nieto) Larry Taylor as Perdiccas José Marco as Harpalus (as Jose Marco) Ricardo Valle as Hephaestion Carmen Carulla as Stateira Jesús Luque as Aristander (as Jesus Luque) Ramsay Ames as Drunken Woman (as Ramsey Ames) Ellen Rossen as Amytis Carlos Acevedo as Ochus ActionAdventureBarry JonesChristopher LeeClaire BloomDanielle DarrieuxDramaHarry AndrewsHelmut DantineHistoryLarry TaylorMichael HordernNiall MacGinnisPeter CushingRichard BurtonRobert RossenRomanceStanley BakerWar Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes6 hours ago Portals to Hell: Emerald Hill Hell House (S1EP5 Travel Fri 24 May 2019) Emerald Hill Hell House: Jack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman investigate a 19th-century estate in Monongahela, Pa., which is bursting with... Episodes6 hours ago Doom Patrol: Ezekiel Patrol (Season 1 Finale DC Fri 24 May 2019) Ezekiel Patrol: The Doom Patrol go their separate ways in the season finale. Airdate: Friday 24 May 2019 on DC.... Episodes6 hours ago Warrior: They Don’t Pay Us Enough to Think (S1EP8 Cinemax Fri 24 May 2019) They Don’t Pay Us Enough to Think: After a bloodbath on the streets of Chinatown, the Hop Wei and Long... Episodes6 hours ago Whistleblower Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May 2019 on CBS WHISTLEBLOWER begins its second season on Friday, May 24 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), investigating the real-life David vs. Goliath stories of... Episodes6 hours ago Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson(S6EP3 ABC Fri 24 May 2019) Fear and Loathing on the Planet of Kitson: It’s a wild night out on the planet of Kitson for the... search EPISODES Episodes6 hours ago Pitching In Premieres Fri 24 May on Acorn TV In the series opener of Pitching In, recent widower, Frank Hardcastle (Larry Lamb, EastEnders), is struggling to find the energy... Episodes6 hours ago She’s Gotta Have It Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May on Netflix A seriously sexy comedy and rousing celebration of female empowerment, She’s Gotta Have It Season 2 offers a timely and... Episodes6 hours ago Vida Season 2 Premieres Fri 24 May on Starz Episode 7: The bar prepares to host a fundraiser for Eddy’s hospital expenses while Emma and Lyn learn the truth... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.