OBITUARIES
California Lives: Every Thursday, read an obituary of a notable Californian from the archives
LOCAL OBITUARIES

El Cid

"El Cid" (1961) Though this lavish epic about the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, didn't have the impact of "Ben-Hur," it is still a terrific period drama. And Heston is particularly moving as the famed hero who leads the Spaniards against the Moors, and his romantic scenes with... Jamie Pato / EPA
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