El Cid (1961)

Dublin Core

Title

El Cid (1961)

Subject

Crusades
Politics and Warfare

Description

Based on the Spanish epic poem, El Cantar de Mio Cid, and the anonymous Latin prose Historia Roderici, this film explores the life of the Castilian legend, Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, during a period of violent and divisive conflicts between Christians and Muslims in Spain during the eleventh century.

Creator

Kraig Puccia

Date

December 14, 1961

Rights

Samuel Bronston Productions

Relation

See Film Project for longer review

Language

English

Type

Adventure
Drama
History
Romance
War

Coverage

Spain
High Middle Ages (c. 1000-1300)
11th Century
c. 1048-1099

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Feature Film

Duration

184 minutes

Producer

Samuel Bronston

Director

Anthony Mann

Files

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Collection

Citation

Kraig Puccia, “El Cid (1961),” Medieval Hollywood, accessed February 18, 2019, http://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/175.