Production info

Antony and Cleopatra
USA, 1908

Florence Lawrence, Maurice Costello, William Ranus
Directed by James Stuart Blackton, Charles Kent


"Scenes: Antony’s meeting with Cleopatra. Rome and Caesar forgotten. Love at first sight. Caesar hears of Antony’s love for Cleopatra. Antony returns to Caesar. Caesar’s anger at Antony. They are reconciled by Antony’s marriage to Caesar’s sister Octavia. Cleopatra’s wild jealousy on hearing of Antony’s marriage. Longing for Cleopatra, Antony leaves Octavia and returns to Egypt. Antony’s Defiance to Caesar. The battle lost, Antony asks Eros to kill him. Cleopatra dies by the sting of the deadly asp.” (source: The Bioscope)

A Vitagraph production.

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