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England’s Shakespeare

Synopsis
Travelogue on places in and around Stratford-upon-Avon: the Tudor home of John Harvard, Shakespeare’s birthplace and school, New Place, Anne Hathaway’s cottage, Warwick Castle, Kenilworth Castle, the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre with people arriving for a performance, the inside of the theatre with the stage being set for a performance of King Lear, Holy Trinity Church, and the statue of Shakespeare.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1939
Duration
18 mins; 1,633 feet

Credits

Writer
Neal Arden
Cast
Baliol HollowayRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Clement McCallinKing Henry V
Donald WolfitHamlet
Godfrey KentonOrlando
Joyce BlandRosalind
Randle AyrtonShylock

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford-upon-Avon; Shakespeare Memorial Theatre

Notes

Notes
Performance credits taken from Internet Movie Database (IMDb).

Production Company

Name

Imperial Sound Studios

Sponsor

Name

London, Midland and Scottish Railway

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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