Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus (45:23)


I’m Spartacus! Okay, start crying, Kirk Douglas. Yup, Top 100 ‘cast #60 is Spartacus. Director-for-hire Stanley Kubrick has an excellent cast at his disposal (Olivier, Laughton, Curtis, Ustinov). Is this truly one of the great epics though? Find out!


The real Spartacus on Wikipedia

Stanley Kubrick on IMDb

Kirk Douglas on IMDb

Laurence Olivier on IMDb

Jean Simmons on IMDb

Charles Laughton on IMDb

Peter Ustinov on IMDb

Tony Curtis on IMDb

Dalton Trumbo on Wikipedia

Anthony Mann on IMDb

1960 Academy Award winners and nominees

Links to: Paths Of Glory and Dr. Strangelove and 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange and Spartacus: Blood & Sand

YouTube links: Oysters v snails and “I’m Spartacus” and the final battle and “I’m Brian” from Life Of Brian

The real Appian Way on Wikipedia

AFI’s Top 100 lists

Next week on the T100P: West Side Story

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