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Macbeth

Author: Andrew BraunsbergRoman PolanskiKenneth TynanJon FinchFrancesca AnnisAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [1987], ©1971.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head.
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Genre/Form: Videocassettes
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Macbeth, King of Scotland; Gruoch, Queen consort of Macbeth King of Scotland
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Braunsberg; Roman Polanski; Kenneth Tynan; Jon Finch; Francesca Annis; Nicholas Selby; Martin Shaw; Terence Bayler; John Stride; Stephen Chase; Paul Shelly; Gilbert Taylor; Alastair McIntyre; Anthony Mendleson; Wilfrid Shingleton; William Shakespeare; Third Ear Band.; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Playboy Productions, Inc.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0800114736 9780800114732
OCLC Number: 31613821
Notes: Based on the play "The tragedy of Macbeth" by William Shakespeare.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971.
MPAA rating: R.
Credits: Director of photography, Gil Taylor ; editor, Alastair McIntyre ; original music, Third Ear Band ; costume designer, Anthony Mendleson ; production designer, Wilfrid Shingleton.
Cast: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Nicholas Selby, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler, John Stride, Stephen Chase, Paul Shelly.
Description: 1 videocassette (139 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, Hi-fi.
Other Titles: Macbeth (Motion picture : 1971)
Responsibility: Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy Productions, a film by Roman Polanski ; producer, Andrew Braunsberg ; writers, Roman Polanski, Kenneth Tynan ; director, Roman Polanski.

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A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head.

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