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Rainer Maria Rilke, 1906 -by George Bernard Shaw (possibly taken in Meudon, when Rilke was staying with Rodin and Shaw posing) #O.Lettera-Ti @Libriamo Tutti

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Vivien Leigh as Cleopatra - 'Caesar and Cleopatra', 1945. Written by George Bernard Shaw and directed Gabriel Pascal.

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Androcles And Lion

An actor playing the slave Androcles extracts a thorn from the lion's paw in a production of George Bernard Shaw's 'Androcles and the Lion', based on the Roman legend. Playwright: George Bernard Shaw

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“I’m tough. I’m ambitious. And I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.” — Madonna #WiseWords

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Cleopatra’s love affair with Caesar, if that is what it was, lasted from 48 BCE to 44BCE (around the time of his death); at the time she was in her early twenties The 1945 movie Caesar and Cleopatra was based on the George Bernard Shaw play with the same title and featured Vivien Leigh as Cleopatra. George Blackler was the makeup artist.

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"CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA" (1945) with Vivian Leigh as Cleopatra and Claude Rains as Julius Caesar, an adaptation of the work by George Bernard Shaw, also with Stewart Granger as Apollodorus and Basil Sydney as the loyal Rufius. Vivien Leigh as Cleopatra takes another sublime and well nuanced performance that progresses from the frightened teenager to an imperious queen with a real understanding of absolute power.