Robbing Cleopatra's Tomb

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Directed by Georges Méliès
Produced by Georges Méliès
Written by Georges Méliès
Starring Georges Méliès
Jeanne d'Alcy
Cinematography Georges Méliès
Release dates 1899
Running time 2 minutes
Country France
Language Silent

Robbing Cleopatra's Tomb (French: Cléopâtre, literally Cleopatra) was an 1899 short silent film directed by Georges Méliès. One of the earliest horror films ever made, it is about resurrecting the mummy of Cleopatra.

Long believed lost, a print was reported discovered in France on 22 September 2005.[1]

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  1. ^ "Lost 106-Year-Old Movie Discovered". MovieWeb. 22 September 2005. Retrieved 28 December 2013. 

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