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As You Like It: An Introduction

Synopsis
Part of a series of educational films intended to serve as an introduction to each play’s theme or atmosphere. Designed to reproduce the conditions of acting in Elizabethan times such as having the same actors play several roles, thus showing how the plays were originally written for a specific company of actors. Includes extracts from Act I ii and iii ; Act II Scenes i,iv and vii; Act III ii; Act IV iii; Act V iv.
Series
New Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1969
Duration
24 mins
Availability
Out of distribution (2005)

Credits

Director
Peter Seabourne
Producer
John Seabourne
Writer
Richard J Need
Cast
Jennie GoossensRosalind
Delinda KiddCelia
Brian SpinkOrlando
Dudley JonesTouchstone
Alfred BurkeJaques
Jack GwillimDuke Frederick
Richard Leech 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
As You Like It
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; performances; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The Library of Congress holds master preservation material only, no viewing copy (9/2007).
Uses
Intended audience: secondary and further education.

Production Company

Name

Anvil Films

Name

Seabourne Enterprises

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division

Web
http://catalog.loc.gov/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(20) 707-8572
Fax
(20) 707-237’1
Address
Motion Picture & Television Reading Room
James Madison Building, LM 336
101 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C.
20540-4690
United States

Distributor

Name

National Education Video Library

Contact
John Lovell
Email
tryfannevl@aol.com
Phone
01286 676001 or 07768 105467
Fax
01286 676001
Address
Arfon House
Bontnewydd
Caernarvon
Gwynned
LL54 7UN
Notes
Formerly the National Audio Visual (Aids) Library. No longer holds 16mm material. Retains the negatives and copyright to the EFVA material, but have no viewing copies. Video only. (1/97) Alternative address might be Arfon House, Bontnewydd, Caernarvon, Gwynned LL54 7UN Telephone/Fax 01286 676001

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