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Men Are Not Gods

Synopsis
Feature film. Ann, secretary to a theatre critic, is persuaded to alter a poor review of actor Edmond Davey’s performance as Othello at the behest of his actress wife, Barbara. Ann is sacked, then falls in love with Davey, and he with her. He determines to strangle Barbara on stage during a performance of Othello. Ann’s screams are heard and the murder is interrupted; Barbara and Edmond are reconciled when she tells her husband that she is pregnant. Lanier (op cit) details all the Shakespeare citations and allusions.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Video; Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 90 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1936
Year of production
1937
Documentation
Accompanying booklet.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Walter Reisch
Producer
Alexander Korda
Cinematographer
Charles Rosher
Screenplay
G.B. Stern; Iris Wright; Walter Reisch
Art Direction
Vincent Korda
Cast
Gertrude Lawrence 
Miriam Hopkins 
Rex Harrison 
Sebastian Shaw 
Val Gielgud 

Production Company

Name

London Film Productions

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

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