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Spartacus (Stanley Kubrick, USA, 1960)

The great-granddaddy of Ridley Scott’s Gladiator hasn’t lost any muscle tone after nearly half a century, and Kirk Douglas’s direct, unpretentious performance as the great slave-rebel Spartacus is more engaging than ever.
— Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Our Kirk Douglas Centenary Celebrations climax with a Sunday matinee screening of arguably the birthday boy's most iconic role: as the eponymous slave who leads a rebellion against the Roman Empire. Kubrick's 3 hour + epic features an all-star cast including Laurence Olivier, Peter Ustinov (who won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor) Charles Laughton and Tony Curtis. 

The screening will have an intermission and, who knows, there may even be CAKE.