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A midsummer night's dream

Author: Jonathan MillerElijah MoshinskyHelen MirrenPeter McEneryPippa GuardAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ambrose Video, 1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hermia is promised to wed Demetrius, but she loves Lysander, who escapes with her to the forest. Demetrius follows them with Helena, who loves him. Oberon and Titania of the fairies are arguing. Oberon's servant Puck applies to various people a love-potion which creates a bizarre series of alliances and arguments, but all ends happily.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Television comedies
Television adaptations
Nonfiction television programs
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Miller; Elijah Moshinsky; Helen Mirren; Peter McEnery; Pippa Guard; Brian Glover; Phil Daniels; William Shakespeare; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.; Time-Life Video.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 30209225
Notes: Reissue of a version released by Time-Life Video; originally broadcast by the BBC in 1981.
Credits: Produced by Jonathan Miller ; directed by Elijah Moshinsky ; music by Stephen Oliver ; literary consultant, Dr. John Wilders ; choreographer, Eleanor Fazan ; script editor, David Smodin.
Cast: Helen Mirren (Titania), Peter McEnery (Oberon), Pippa Guard (Hermia), Brian Glover (Bottom), Nigel Davenport, Nicky Henson, Robert Lindsay, Cherith Mellor, Geoffrey Palmer, Phil Daniels.
Target Audience: Senior high school through college students and adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (112 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: A dramatization of one of William Shakespeare's most playful and enduring comedies.
Other Titles: Midsummer night's dream (Television program : 1981 : British Broadcasting Corporation)
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare ; a BBC Television production in association with Time-Life Television.

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Hermia is promised to wed Demetrius, but she loves Lysander, who escapes with her to the forest. Demetrius follows them with Helena, who loves him. Oberon and Titania of the fairies are arguing. Oberon's servant Puck applies to various people a love-potion which creates a bizarre series of alliances and arguments, but all ends happily.

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