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Spartacus / Universal International ; Bryna Productions, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Dalton Trumbo ; produced by Edward Lewis ; directed by Stanley Kubrick.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library DVD SPA 000115530 Video Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783226039
  • ISBN: 9780783226033
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (3 hr., 16 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Video, [1998]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1960.
Based on the novel by Howard Fast.
Contains an additional 5 min. of footage cut from the original.
Special features: Production notes; cast and filmmakers; theatrical trailers.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: Production notes ; Cast and filmmakers ; Theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Russell Metty; editor, Robert Lawrence; music, Alex North; costume design, Valles; restored by Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz.
Participant or Performer Note:
Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Tony Curtis.
Summary, etc.:
Spartacus is the bold gladiator slave who leads a massive slave revolt against Imperial Rome in this epic true account of man's eternal struggle for freedom.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
DVD, region1; NTSC; widescreen (2.21:1) presentation; Dolby 5.1 surround, Dolby surround.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French; optional subtitles in Spanish; captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Award, 1961: Best supporting actor; Best art direction, set decoration, color; Best cinematography, color; Best costume design, color
Golden Globes, 1961: Best motion picture, drama
Subject: Spartacus, -71 B.C. > Drama.
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003. Spartacus > Film adaptations > Drama.
Spartacus, -71 B.C.
Servile Wars (Rome : 135-71 B.C.)
Slave insurrections > Rome > Drama.
Revolutionaries > Rome > Drama.
Gladiators > Rome > Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Feature films > United States.
Roma > Historia > Teatro.
Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Gladiators.
Revolutionaries.
Slave insurrections.
Historical > Feature.
Rome > History > Servile Wars, 135-71 B.C. > Drama.
United States.
Rome (Empire)
Genre: Feature films > United States.
Drama.
Film adaptations.
History.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Biographical > Feature.
Historical > Feature.