Michelangelo - The Famous Sculptures

Michelangelo, the artist who loved to sculpt, is better known for his paintings - particularly his frescoes at the Sistine Chapel.  This video clip, from The Agony and the Ecstasy, focuses on his first love - the famous sculptures - such as David (now in Florence) and the Pieta (inside St. Peter's Basilica, in Vatican City).

Credits

Clip from The Agony and the Ecstasy, online courtesy CiaoEmiliano's Channel at YouTube.  Film credits, as follows:

Director:            Carol Reed

Writers:              Philip Dunne and Carol Reed (screenplay)
                            Irving Stone (novel)

Starring:             Charlton Heston (Michelangelo)
Rex Harrison     Pope Julius II

Composers:      Alex North and Jerry Goldsmith

Distributor:         20th Century Fox

Release date:    October 7, 1965

Running time:   138 min (entire film)

 

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