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Shakespeare on Screen

Synopsis
YouTube video by Jeff Palermo in which he discusses the film and TV adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays that he thinks worked most successfully. He references a number of celebrated adaptations including Orson Welles’ Othello, Macbeth and Chimes at Midnight, the BBC’s An Age of Kings and The Hollow Crown, Kenneth’s Branagh and Laurence Olivier’s film versions of Hamlet and Henry V and Luhrmann and Zeffirelli’s films from Romeo and Juliet. Akira Kurosawa’a Ran, from King Lear, is one of the few foreign language versions covered.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
26 Sep 2023
Duration
42 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
All’s Well That Ends Well; Antony and Cleopatra; As You Like It; Comedy of Errors, The; Coriolanus; Cymbeline; Hamlet; Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry V; Henry VI part 1; Henry VI part 2; Henry VI part 3; Henry VIII; Julius Caesar; King John; King Lear; Love’s Labour’s Lost; Macbeth; Measure for Measure; Merchant of Venice, The; Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Midsummer Night’s Dream, A; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello; Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Richard II; Richard III; Romeo and Juliet; Taming of the Shrew, The; Tempest, The; Timon of Athens; Titus Andronicus; Troilus and Cressida; Twelfth Night; Two Gentlemen of Verona, The; Two Noble Kinsmen, The; Winter’s Tale, The
Subjects
Drama; Film studies; Shakespeare
Keywords
Adaptation
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Henry V
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Othello
Ran
Richard III
William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo + Juliet’

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/AF_-h4v-el4?si=Rj2oPD-PF9LUceQc
Online format
Streamed

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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