In Edmond Rostand's beloved 1897 stage play "Cyrano De Bergerac", the titular soldier-poet is hopelessly in love with Roxane, the most beautiful woman in all of Paris. Believing he has no chance with her because of his extremely large nose, he agrees to write love letters on behalf of the slow-witted Christian, who also pines for Roxane. Rostand's work is a fictionalization of the real life novelist Cyrano De Bergerac, who in addition to being a novelist...
1 videodisc (141 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
"The classic tale of romance and tragedy tells the touching story of the big-nosed poet and philosopher Cyrano (Kline) who feeds the handsome but empty-headed Christian (Sunjata) the honeyed words to win the love of the beautiful Roxanne (Garner)."--Container.