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Shakespeare’s Mounted Foot

Synopsis
Fiction film loosely based on contemporary accounts of a barnstorming theatrical troupe travelling through the north of England and the Scottish borders. at the end of the 19th century,They are seen performing versions of Macbeth and Hamlet.
Series
Barnstormers
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1979
Duration
44 mins; 1600 (16mm) feet
Availability
Out of UK distribution (2006)

Credits

Director
Bert Eeles
Producer
Douglas Eadie; Mick Campbell
Writer
Douglas Eadie
Music
Owen Hand
Cast
Sandy NeilsonMacbeth
Alex NortonMr Melford
Jimmy CopelandMr Montani
Margot GilliesMrs Mowther
Russell HunterMr Mowther
Vari SylvesterLeading lady

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Hamlet; Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Travelling players

Production Company

Name

Breck Film Productions

Sponsor

Name

Scottish Arts Council

Distributor

Name

Scottish Central Film & Video Library

Notes
See: Scottish Screen

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