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Midsummer Night’s Dream, A

Synopsis
Fiction film. Ball (op cit) writes (p.168). ‘All the camera work was done out of doors, and the scenery is lovely and charmingly rustic. Remarkably for its period, the photography is technically advanced, it uses iris outs, dissolves for vanishings, and double exposures...I wish I knew more about this curiously refreshing film’.
Country
Italy
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1913
Duration
22 mins
Availability
Presumed a lost film.

Credits

Cast
Bianca Maria HuebnerHelena
Socrate TommasiLysander

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Ball notes that a positive print was made available to him by the US distributor Film Classic Exchange. No archive repository has subsequently been found (10/2007).
Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p. 168-9, 346).

Production Company

Name

Tommasi-Huebner

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