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A Midsummer night's dream

Author: Phil DanielPeter McEneryElijah MoshinskyHelen MirrenWilliam ShakespeareAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video Pub. [distributor], ©1981.
Series: Shakespeare plays.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents William Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers, and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as we watch entangled love affairs; the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon, his queen Titania and the frolicsome wee folk.
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Genre/Form: Fiction television programs
Film adaptations
Television adaptations
Television comedies
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Daniel; Peter McEnery; Elijah Moshinsky; Helen Mirren; William Shakespeare; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Ambrose Video Publishing.; Time-Life Films.
OCLC Number: 38259674
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Producers, Cedric Messina and Jonathan Miller ; literary consultant, John Wilders.
Cast: Helen Mirren, Phil Daniel, Peter McEnery, Pippa Guard, Brian Glover.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Shakespeare plays.
Other Titles: Midsummer night's dream (Television program : 1981 : British Broadcasting Corporation)
Responsibility: BBC and Time-Life Films ; director, Elijah Moshinsky.

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Presents William Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers, and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as we watch entangled love affairs; the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon, his queen Titania and the frolicsome wee folk.

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