By Walter Wanger
Cleopatra confronted numerous difficulties in the course of its filming and creation: passionate casting disputes, damaged contracts, a expensive re-location from London to Rome, an emergency tracheotomy for its famous person, Elizabeth Taylor, scandal-ridden gossip surrounding relationships on set, and the cheap of $2 million that ballooned to ultimate charges of $44 million. Legendary manufacturer Walter Wanger remembers the drama that happened either off and on the set, together with the remarkable stumbling blocks he needed to conquer and the pleasure of manufacturing a cinematic triumph. A revealing tale approximately Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton’s tempestuous romance and an insightful filmmaker’s magazine, now again in print for the fiftieth anniversary of Cleopatra’s liberate, My lifestyles with Cleopatra shares the genuine tale of the connection and picture that enthralled the world.
“I were informed by way of in charge reporters that there has been extra global curiosity in Cleopatra, which I produced, and in its stars—Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Rex Harrison—than in any occasion of 1962.” —Walter Wanger