Charlton Heston's movie is "a work of no imagination. During the negotiations for Antony's marriage to Octavia two gladiators thump one another in the arena below." Heston "is a conscientious Antony, large, generous, cruel, and so on, but inexpressive and clumsy with verse." Hildegarde Neil's Cleopatra

In a brief note on p. IS, Morris evaluates the Panhian Production mov ie which stressed the scenes between Antony am Cleopatra.