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Shakespeare: A Mirror to Man

Synopsis
Instructional programme. Eileen Atkins and Brian Cox introduce scenes from Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew, and Othello. They play all the roles, changing costumes and make-up. Between scenes they give background information and describe the conventions of the Elizabethan theatre.
Series
Western Civilisation: Majesty and Madness
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1971
Duration
28 mins
Availability
Out of UK distribution (2007)

Credits

Director
Ian Brims
Production Design
John H. Secondari Productions
Cast
Brian Cox 
Eileen Atkins 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth; Othello; Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabethan stage

Notes

Uses
Secondary education.

Production Company

Name

John H. Secondari Producuctions

Archive

Name

Library and Archives Canada

Web
http://www.collectionscanada.ca External site opens in new window
Phone
(613) 996-5115
Fax
(613) 996-6274
Address
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa
ON K11 ON4
Canada

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

Online Retailer

Name

Phoenix Learning Group

Email
customerservice@phoenixlearninggroup.com
Web
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Phone
314-569-0211
Address
2439 Chaffeee Drive
Saint Louis
MO 63146-3306
USA

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