And though this film appears to be merely an extremely dull egyptian travelogue perhaps not surprising since director luigi scattinis resume is. Anita ekberg full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and. The film is great, the story line is a little fanciful but believable and apart from leslieanne down screaming whenever she can, it all hangs together very well. Shot on location in cairo and luxor, the set locations are terrific. The glass sphinx 1967 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. John, but the thirdact golfing sequences are extremely well done, helping. After a string of hits that included planet of the apes 1968, patton 1970.
Anita ekberg plays an exotic beauty whom he picks up along the way, and giacomo rossistuart plays a mysterious follower of the expedition. Sphinx glass announces the start of commissioning of its egp. Experts of what is called the sphinx project five people make up this scientific team reexamine the great sphinx of egypt. The glass sphinx 1967 a famed archeologist travels to egypt to find a legendary glass sphinx which contains an elixir that guarantees immortality. The pharaoh who found the sphinx smithsonian magazine.
Filmography for anita ekberg turner classic movies. Universal drama still unreleased to any homeviewing market looks terrific in vivid colors, and features a fine music score from quincy jones who received an oscar nod for the film s main theme. A list of films produced in italy in 1967 see 1967 in film. They show that what orthodox egyptologists claim about the sphinx cannot be true. Republic studios,mascot pictures,adventure movies,action.
Egypt is a protagonist of todays world glass market windoorex 2020, the eleventh international fair for glass, aluminum. Along with the sphinx farting, the film s only other amusing moment is when alex hands paulette over to the marauders and they force her to dance for them. Sphinx glass is an independent float glass manufacturer established in egypt in 2008 by glassworks, a platform company of citadel capital, the leading private equity firm in the middleeast and africa with other coinvestors. Buy riddles of the sphinx dual format edition shop.
Dec 02, 2017 1923 film the ten commandments warner bros. Experts other than those of the sphinx project also give brief comments. Long, tedious, and not really worth a look, the glass sphinx tells the story of a group of explorers out to find a great treasure buried with a glass sphinx in the desert. Sphinx winter 20172018 by alpha phi alpha fraternity. Baxter recounted in a 1981 interview for soundtrack. Also included is an extensive booklet with new essays and complete film credits. A little action, some deaths and a bored looking anita ekberg cant stop it being a snooze.
After three years of dating, taylor married barbara stanwyck on may 14, 1939 in san diego, california. Sphinx glass announces the start of commissioning of its egp 1. Film is about an expedition led by a millionaire rober taylor, going to egypt to find the priceless glass sphinx buried in a tomb. The glass sphinx 1967 an archaeologists robert taylor secretary anita ekberg schemes against him on a dig for an elixir in egypt. There was no such thing as over the top for cecil b. All public programs, screenings, and events are canceled until further notice. Sphinx glass announces the start of commissioning of its. Sphinx glass, citadel capitals investment in the highly promising mena glass industry, undertakes commissioning at its stateof the art production facility march 7, 2010 citadel capital ccap. The glass sphinx movie tv listings and schedule tv guide. A professor searches egypt for the tomb of a pharaoh who had an elixir for eternal life. Even if we dont compare sphinx to one of the greatest american films every created, however, and decide to assess it on its own merits, this kind of sucks as a movie.
It was found in 1825 among the ruins of the temple of amun at tanis, which was the capital of egypt during the 21st and 22nd. If you had humiliation by dance for the climax, youre a winner. Sphinx glass is whollyowned by construction products holding company cpc, one of the regions largest manufacturers of the complete range of building materials. Fortunately, legendary film conductor franco ferrara.
It stands as tall as a sixstory building and is the length of a jumbo jet. Turner classic movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the largest film libraries in the world. Taylor travelled to europe to film savage pampas 1966, the glass sphinx 1967 and the day the hot line got hot 1968. Joined by his niece and a journalist on his trek, the archeologist finds himself seduced by his secretaryplayed by anita ekberg grrrowland facing all sorts of dangerous situations. Stay connected to art, film, and more by signing up for our newsletter. Sphinx is a 1981 american adventure film directed by franklin j. So with the present events in 2015 this film is really current even if it is 34 years old, still fresh and fun to watch. An almost complete list of both the psychotronic video guide and the encyclopedia. Dull desert drama with ancient archaeologist robert taylor hunting under pyramids for treasure and a glass sphinx. Facing the rising sun, the great sphinx is located on the giza plateau, about 10km west of cairo, on the west bank of the nile river. This film is from 1981 although it says that the treasure in the hidden chambers belong to seti, we will find out soon if the newly discovered chambers in nov 2015 belong to nefertiti or some other royalty. The great sphinx from tanis louvre museum in paris. Also accompanying him are his niece and an exotic beauty he has just met, played by anita ekberg. Sphinx head from ten commandments movie set found buried.
Air a158 a1082 arranged and conducted by jimmie haskell. The causeway precedes the sphinx quarry in construction sequence indicating that the lower parts of the sphinx and its enclosure or sanctuary were carved later than khafres pyramid, pyramid temple, causeway, and valley temple. His assistant angel del ponzo is an expert in egyptian tombs. Gavia bakerwhitelaw is a staff writer at the daily dot, covering geek culture and fandom. Top attractions in the louvre museum the great sphinx from tanis. Oct 06, 2016 sphinx glass sponsoring the 11th round of windoorex 2020 as a platinum sponsor. Sphinx glass sponsoring the 11th round of windoorex 2020 as a platinum sponsor. Later egyptian rulers worshipped it as an aspect of the sun god, calling it horemakhet horus of the horizon. His secretary, ekberg, is involved with a gang that not only. True, there is a boat chasing a car on the suez canal and a final. We thought that the ending was strange because unlike what we have heard about poe and read such as, the telltale heart, it had no violence in. Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of.
For the 1967 american international film the glass sphinx billboard mention may 27, 1967 clifford will also sing the theme for american international feature the glass sphinx you better start singing soon alan oday american international records. Sphinx is the 1981 mystery thriller which harkens back to the ethos of the hitchcock films. Sphinx 1981 was a box office disaster from which schaffner never recovered, directing only three more pictures. The south side of the sphinx quarry is the north side of the khafre causeway foundation. See also the fantastic argoman and the previous superargo film. Egypts great sphinx is the biggest single stone statue in existence, and the mysteries surrounding it are equally sizable. Our professional team at sphinx has utilized their years of experience in the industry to make the first independent float line in the region one of the leading glass processors in. It was originally released in 1981 but filmed in the 70s a few years after the time i first visited egypt and as. Careers at behance adobe portfolio blog powered by behance creative career tips download the app ios apps android apps. So long as the film is out of the desert things are interesting simply. Specializing in scifi movies and superheroes, she also appears as a film and tv critic on bbc radio.
London in the raw full hd movies for free flick vault. Gaby penalba also known as gaby penalva elzo was a prolific spanish film editor active from the 1940s through the 1980s. Facing the rising sun, the great sphinx is located on the giza plateau, about 10 km west of cairo, on the west bank of the nile river. Egypt is a protagonist of todays world glass market windoorex 2020, the eleventh international fair for glass, aluminum, windows, doors and facades, was a great event for us a mappi. Some interesting bits at the end make it almost worth seeing. Khafres monuments as a unit ancient egypt research. The glass sphinx is an italianamerican 1967 adventure film directed by luigi scattini.
Now if im being overly cynical, and this isnt a rushed to completion case of similar cinema, i apologize. The louvre has a large egyptian collection on display and one item in particular of great interest is the giant sphinx, or great sphinx of tanis. Sphinx glass, citadel capitals investment in the highly promising mena glass industry, undertakes commissioning at its stateoftheart production facility march 7, 2010 citadel capital ccap. The mystery of the great sphinx ancient history encyclopedia. Laura mulvey and peter wollens visually accomplished and intellectually rigorous riddles of the sphinx is one of the most important avantgarde films to have emerged from britain during the 1970s.
Taylor is a famed archeologist searchin in egypt for the legendary glass sphinx, which contains an elixir which guarantees immortality. In fact, the superhero genre in italy in the late 60s was a direct descendant of the spy genre which petered out about 67 or 68 itself. The pharaoh who found the sphinx king thutmose iv didnt build the great sphinx. He rediscovered it, hidden in the sand, and according to legend it made him king in return. Essy persson in therese and isabelle radley metzger by. An archaeologists robert taylor secretary anita ekberg schemes against him on a dig for an elixir in egypt. Find video, photos, forums, blogs and shop for some of the best movies ever made only at tcm. With years of experience in the field, sphinx professional team began taking steady steps into making sphinx glass one of the leading manufacturers of float.
The characters are not a lively lot except for sultryeyed jill st. An archaeologist is in danger because of his discoveries. Streaming superargo and the faceless giants 1968 online. Sphinx head from ten commandments movie set found buried in. The beautiful erica baron lesleyanne down is an egyptologist and archaeologist who gets caught up in.
Watch the glass sphinx full movie video dailymotion. Review falling action this story in our opinion was a little cheesy. The glass sphinx is an italianproduced, egyptianshot adventure that has been heavily influenced by the spy film capers that were so popular all over the globe in the late 60s. Final film under his mgm contract, party girl, helmed. The portland art museum and northwest film center are closed in an effort to further stem the spread of covid19.
There are hokey bits of comic book indulgence, but as a film collector and fan, i. The screenplay by john byrum is based on the 1979 novel of the same title by robin cook. Demille, said author scott eyman, who wrote the demille biography, empire of dreams. Sphinx glass uses ppg industries knowhow, a leader in float glass technology, to produce superior glazing, automotive and silvering quality products under strict international standards. Telecharger valley of mystery film complet en francais vf hd 1967. Fortunately, legendary film conductor franco ferrara was persuaded to come out of retirement.1478 642 324 9 897 1451 302 1101 1125 345 1245 487 931 1068 263 211 1210 1124 1521 312 563 638 402 693 1268 1198 195 437 837 263 1244 78 183 971 1331 598 818 1070 103 53