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Richard Burton to Receive Walk of Fame Star for ‘Cleopatra’'s 50th Anniversary

Richard Burton to Receive Walk of Fame Star for ‘Cleopatra’'s 50th Anniversary

It has been confirmed today by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce that Richard Burton will receive a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013 on Friday March 1st. Richard Burton's star will be placed next to Elizabeth Taylor's, honoring one of the most famous theatrical relationships and greatest love stories in history.

The ceremony is part of celebrations to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cleopatra, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starring Burton and Taylor in their first on-screen feature. The Academy Award-winning film was released by 20th Century Fox in 1963 and will be available on Blu-ray Disc for the first time in 2013 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

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