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Elizabeth Taylor in "Cleopatra" (1963).

It was this month that Cleopatra, the Ptolemaic Queen of Egypt whose story has captivated scholars and history geeks for centuries, ended her life in 30 BCE. Her legacy has played out on the big sc.

1917 promotional still for the movie Cleopatra, starring Theda Bara. The name 'Bara' was simply the word 'Arab' spelled backwards because the studio wanted to inject a more exotic character to its harem of stars. In truth, Theda was, in her own words, 'a nice Jewish girl from Cincinnati.'

Theda Bara in Cleopatra, 1917

The Art Deco Cleopatra: Claudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert as Cleopatra from the 1934 film.

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"Hathor is the Egyptian goddess of love, beauty, fertility, music, and dance. She is also the personification of the Milky Way.(Photo: Theda Bara in Cleopatra)

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Theda Bara als Kleopatra

THEDA BARA as SALOME in Theda was typecast as the eternal Vamp, and the dark seductress. The public wouldn't accept her in any other role. From Love Goddesses by Roger Manvell 1975 (minkshmink)

Most of Bara's early films were shot on the East Coast, primarily at the Fox Studios in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Bara lived with her family in NYC during this time.

Theda Bara en “Cleopatra”, 1917

Theda Bara in Cleopatra, 1917

Ocio Inteligente: para vivir mejor: Opinión personal (3): Las "vampiresas" de cine. (3º de 8)

Opinión personal (3): Las "vampiresas" de cine. (3º de 8)

Theda Bara via silentladies) On the disparity between the “Devourer of…

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Vivien Leigh in the 1945 movie "Caesar and Cleopatra"

Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra.

Cleopatra - When you think of Cleopatra, you think of a dramatic black bob and a very blunt fringe - as portrayed by Elizabeth Taylor in the film Cleopatra

'Cleopatra' played by Theda Bara in the 1917 silent film. Costume Designer: George James Hopkins

'Cleopatra' played by Theda Bara in the 1917 silent film.

Claudette Colbert as 'Cleopatra' - 1934 - Cleopatra - Costume by Travis Banton - Director: Cecil B. DeMille #egyptomania

Claudette Colbert, 1934 -- "Cleopatra" -- Costume by Travis Banton - Director: Cecil B.

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Theda Bara and Fritz Leiber in the lost film Cleopatra

Miss Darragh (aka Letitia Marion Dallas) being Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare at the Queen's Theatre in Manchester, 1908 BeingCleopatra.blogspot.com

♕ Vintage Costume Variations ♕ Miss Darragh (aka Letitia Marion Dallas) being Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare at the Queen's Theatre in Manchester,

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