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El Cid


When French playwright Pierre Corneille wrote El Cid, a fanciful version of the life of 11th-century Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, aka "El Cid", an attempt was made to honor the "classic unities" and to compress the whole story into a single day! Be assured that the 1961 film version of El Cid is more faithful to the actual chronology. [[Performer~P94233~Charlton Heston~charltonheston]] adds one more character to his gallery of historical portrayals as El Cid, the disgraced Spanish knight who rids...more

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