El Cid / dir. by Anthony Mann
Anthony Mann
Charlton Heston Sophia Loren
Video Film Express, 2008 | Other editions
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
172 min.
Engels gesproken, Nederlands ondertiteld
8713053004780 (2003) 8713053011740 (2008)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 50 times in Flemish libraries

About Anthony Mann

Anthony Mann (born Emil Anton Bundsmann; June 30, 1906 – April 29, 1967) was an American film director and stage actor, best remembered for his work in the film noir and Westerns genres. As a director, he often collaborated with the cinematographer John Alton. He directed films for a variety of production companies, from RKO to MGM, and worked with many major stars of the era. He made several Westerns with James Stewart, such as Winchester '73 (1950), and he was the director of the medieval epic El Cid (1961), working with Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren. He also directed the big-budget film Cimarron (1960), which starred Glenn Ford and Maria Schell.

Early life

Mann was born Emil Anton Bundsmann in San Diego, California. His father, Emile Theodore Bundsmann, an academic, was born in the village of Rosice, Chrudim, Bohemia to a Sudeten-German Catholic family. His mother, Bertha Weichsel…Read more on Wikipedia