Movies Alexander the Great (UA 1956, Richard Burton, Stanley Baker) Published 5 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 Episodes21 hours ago Miracle Workers: 12 Days (TBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) 12 Days: A troublesome human complicates Craig and Eliza’s plan, while Sanjay attempts to burnish his credentials. With Steve Buscemi,... Episodes21 hours ago Teachers: The Final Robe (TV Land Tues 26 Feb 2019) The Final Robe: Ms. Bennigan has two spots left in her bridal party and the three remaining teachers compete to... Episodes21 hours ago Food Truck Nation: Smoked, Stuffed and Frozen Finds (S1EP8 Tues 26 Feb 2019 on Cooking) Chef Brad Miller visits a food truck in Orange County that has its own custom smoker onboard, then he tries... Episodes21 hours ago The Rookie: Plain Clothes Day (S1EP14 ABC Tues 26 Feb 2019) Plain Clothes Day: The rookies are really put to the test when their training officers accompany them out of uniform... Episodes21 hours ago Hometown Homicide: Local Girl Gone (S1EP2 ID Tues 26 Feb 2019) Local Girl Gone: When 15-year-old high school freshman Danielle Locklear, of Hope Mills, N.C., went missing in March 2014, her... search EPISODES Episodes21 hours ago Temptation Island: Head in the Sand (S1EP7 USA Network Tues 26 Feb 2019) Mixed Messages: The couples are given the opportunity to communicate with their significant others. Airdate: Tuesday 26 February 2019 at... Episodes21 hours ago Chopped: Beer and Brats (S37EP4 FoodTV Tues 26 Feb 2019) Wonton Wonder: The chefs start with an appetizer basket that includes potato chips, then the entree basket includes a savory... Episodes21 hours ago World of Dance: The Qualifiers 1 – Season 3 Premieres Tues 26 Feb 2019 on NBC The Qualifiers 1: In the “World of Dance” season three premiere, global superstar Jenifer Lopez, dance phenomenon Derek Hough and... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.