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Historia de la Frivolidad

Alternative title
History of Frivolity
Synopsis
Film chronicling in comic sketches the history of eroticism and attempts made over the centuries to disguise the human body. Includes an episode about men acting female roles on the Elizabethan stage with a scene from Romeo and Juliet where Juliet is played by a man.
Language
Spanish (Spain - Modern)
Country
Spain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
9 Feb 1967
Availability
No archive copy or distributpr found (1/2009).

Credits

Director
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador
Cinematographer
Federico G. Larraya
Writer
Augusto Algueró; Jaime de Armiñán
Cast
Jaime BlanchRomeo
José Luis CollJuliet
Augustin GonzálezWilliam Shakespeare

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
gender representation; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Elizabethan stage

Notes

Notes
Source: Internet Movie Database (1/2009).
General
The idea behind the making of the programme came from the then Director General of RTVE, Adolfo Suarez and Juan Jose Rosón. The intention was to show the image abroad of a modern and tolerant Spain to improve the extremely low impression that the Franco regime had at that time in the Western democracies.

Production Company

Name

TVE Televisión Española

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