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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A (1968)

Synopsis
Feature film version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Eliminating cinematic narrative and theatrical staging the film was harshly treated by the critics.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. col. 124 min.
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1968
Year of production
1968
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Director
Peter Hall
Producer
Michael Birkett
Cinematographer
Peter Suschitzy
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Guy Woolfenden
Costume
Ann Curtis
Art Direction
John Bury
Cast
Barbara Jefford 
Bill Travers 
Clive Swift 
David Warner 
Derek Godfrey 
Diana Rigg 
Donald Eccles 
Helen Mirren 
Hugh Sullivan 
Ian Holm 
Ian Richardson 
John Normington 
Judi Dench 
Michael Jayston 
Nicholas Selby 
Paul Rogers 
Sebastian Shaw 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
DVD-R
Price
$19.95
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
124 minutes
Year
2011

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Filmways (UK)

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.

Distributor (Hire)

Name

BFI Film Bookings Unit

Email
bookings.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7957 8938 / 8935
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Screen Archives Entertainment

Email
info@screenarchives.com
Web
http://www.screenarchives.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 540 635 2575
Fax
+1 540 635 1154
Address
P.O. Box 550
Linden, VA 22642-0550
USA

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.com

Web
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