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Moods of Love

Alternative title
The Sonnets - Shakespeare’s Moods of Love
Synopsis
A film shot on location in and around Stratford-upon-Avon; concerns ten Shakespearian sonnets, spoken off-screen, which have a single dramatic theme: a bond between an ageing poet, his mistress and a young man. Eric Porter reads the sonnets.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1972
Duration
21 mins

Credits

Director
David Wickes
Producer
Richard Dunn
Cast
Eric Portervoice

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Literature
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford-upon-Avon

Notes

History
Released in the US by the Learning Corp. of America with the title THE SONNETS - SHAKESPEARE’S MOODS OF LOVE
Awards
Golden Hugo Award (Chicago International Film Festival).

Production Company

Name

EMI Special Films Unit

Archive

Name

Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division

Web
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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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