Laurence Olivier

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Review: 'Khartoum'

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Khartoum is an action-filled entertainment pic which contrasts personal nobility with political expediency. The colorful production builds in spectacular display, enhanced by Cinerama presentation…

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Review: 'Spartacus'

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It took a lot of moolah - U says $12 million - and two years of intensive work to bring Spartacus to the screen. Film justifies the effort. There is solid dramatic substance, purposeful and…

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Review: 'Richard III'

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The Bard pulled no punches in his dramatization of Richard III, and Laurence Olivier's filmization likewise portrays him as a ruthless and unscrupulous character, who stops at nothing to obtain the…

Jean Simmons and Laurence Olivier
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Review: 'Hamlet'

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This is picture-making at its best, and its showing must be done with the dignity it deserves. Exhibs should be warned that Hamlet is rich in qualities that don't readily blend with the usual…