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Macbeth

Synopsis
A series which offered half-hour introductions to US broadcasts of thirteen BBC plays grouped under the title Classic Theatre-the Humanities in Drama. The previews include scholar’s comments and interviews with lead actors. This episode, the first of the series, introduces the BBC1 Play of the Month production of the play (tx 20 September 1970) with Eric Porter and Janet Suzman as the Macbeths. The BBC production is catalogued on the database separately.
Series
Classic Theatre Preview - The Humanities in Drama
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
25 Sep 1975 (Channel: WGBH)
Duration
30 mins

Credits

Contributor
Eric Porter; Samuel Schoenbaum

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The Library of Congress holds master preservation material only, no viewing copy (5/2008).

Production Company

Name

PBS

Web
http://www.pbs.org External site opens in new window

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

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