U certificateEl Cid is a Film programme that first aired in 1961 and has been classified a U certificate.

El Cid is a 3 star programme

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El Cid (1961)

Directed by
Anthony Mann

The epic story of the 11th-century Spanish hero Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, better known as El Cid. Involved in a tempestuous marriage to the beautiful Chimene, Rodrigo plots against various royal factions to gain power after the death of King Ferdinand, but his greatest campaign is to rid Spain of its Moorish invaders. He drives the Moors to their last outpost - Valencia - for a tumultuous and decisive battle.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Production Year: 1961

3/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Charlton HestonCharlton Heston...El Cid
Image for Sophia LorenSophia Loren...Jimena
Raf Vallone...Count Ordóñez
Geneviève Page...Princess Urraca
John Fraser...Prince Alfonso
Gary Raymond...Prince Sancho
Hurd Hatfield...Arias
Massimo Serato...Fanez
Frank Thring...Al Kadir
Michael Hordern...Don Diego
Andrew Cruickshank...Count Gormaz
Douglas Wilmer...Moutamin
Tullio Carminati...Priest
Ralph Truman...King Ferdinand
Christopher Rhodes...Don Martín