The Ups: One of the hottest women around in that decade, Claudette Colbert, plays sexual predator Cleopatra. Lavish production even if it has been overshadowed by the costly 60s version with Liz Taylor. It knows that it is here to entertain so it has much comedy, sexy shots of Claudette and extravaganza.
The Downs: Not much of historic accuracy nor do they get the characterization right as this is more a romantic Hollywood version of the legend. Who cares really anyway. If we want facts we wi"