Spartacus (film)

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Spartacus (film)

1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave of the title add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1959.

Countries: United States (50%), (50%)

Main connections: Kirk Douglas, Stanley Kubrick, Blu-ray Disc

Linked to: Wiley-Blackwell, American Film Institute, Michigan State University, University of Notre Dame

 

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1960

Blacklisting effectively ended in 1960 when it lost credibility add something

 

The original studio black and white separation prints, used as a backup in 1960, were used, though the processing lab had to develop a new lens capable of printing the Technirama frame without loss of fidelity add something

 

"'Spartacus"' is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas as the rebellious slave of the title add something


1967

The film was re-released in 1967 , and again in 1991 with the same 23 minutes restored by Robert A. Harris, plus an additional 14 minutes that had been cut from the film before its original release add something


1970

Some four minutes of the film are lost, because of Universal's mishandling of its film prints in the 1970s add something


1991

The 1991 restoration includes several violent battle sequences that had been left out due to the negative reaction of preview audiences add something


2000

There under whip and chain and sun he lived out his youth and his young manhood, dreaming the death of slavery 2000 years before it finally would die add something


2010

In 2010 the soundtrack was re-released as part of a set, featuring 6 CDs, 1 DVD, and a 168-page booklet add something


2015

Robert A. Harris oversaw the 2015 digital restoration add something

 

Special features include a featurette on the 2015 restoration, a 2015 interview with Kirk Douglas, and several features from the Criterion Collection DVD add something

 

The film in 2015, for it's 55th anniversary, went through an extensive 4K digital restoration, from a 6K scan of the 1991 reconstructed version of the film which features 12 additional minutes of footage add something

 

The film was re-released to Blu-ray Disc on October 6, 2015, featuring a 1080p transfer of the 2015 restoration in 2,20:1 aspect ratio and 7,1 DTS-HD Master Audio surround sound add something


2017

In 2017, the film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" add something