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A Midsummer night's dream

Author: William ShakespeareJames CagneyDick PowellMickey RooneyOlivia De HavillandAll authors
Publisher: New York : United Artists, 1935.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two pairs of lovers remedy their problems with fairy help at midnight in the woods of Athens. One of the most ambitious projects undertaken by Warners in the 1930's, this production is the only sound film by Max Reinhardt who made the film with his disciple, William Dieterle. This adaptation of Shakespeare's play is characterized by sumptuous sets, soft photography and lighting designed to produce a romantic,  Read more...
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Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; James Cagney; Dick Powell; Mickey Rooney; Olivia De Havilland; William Dieterle; Max Reinhardt
OCLC Number: 317360618
Notes: Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
Credits: Directors, William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt.
Cast: James Cagney, Dick Powell, Joe E. Brown, Ian Hunter, Mickey Rooney, Frank McHugh, Olivia de Havilland.
Description: 3 film reels (117 min.) : sd. b&w. ; 16 mm.
Responsibility: Warner Brothers.

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Two pairs of lovers remedy their problems with fairy help at midnight in the woods of Athens. One of the most ambitious projects undertaken by Warners in the 1930's, this production is the only sound film by Max Reinhardt who made the film with his disciple, William Dieterle. This adaptation of Shakespeare's play is characterized by sumptuous sets, soft photography and lighting designed to produce a romantic, magical quality. The ballet dream sequence was the collaborative effort of Reinhardt, the Ballet Mistress of the Paris Opera, Nijinsky and cinematographer Hal Mohr. (Does not circulate).

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