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  1. Otello (1940 Radio)

    Series
    Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts

    Verdi’s opera with Giovanni Martinelli in the title role. Ettore Panizza conducts the New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus

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  2. Taming of the Shrew, The (1940 Radio)

    Series
    Columbia Workshop
    Director
    Phil Cohen (2)

    Radio broadcast. A musical version of The Taming of the Shrew written especially for Columbia Workshop. Few of Shakespeare’s lines survive in the modern dialogue. Carleton Young and Nan Sunderland play...

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  3. Falstaff in Wien (1940 Film)

    aka: Falstaff in Vienna

    Director
    Leopold Hainisch

    A musical set in old Vienna about the composer Otto Nicolai, who wrote Die Lustige Weiber von Windsor, based on Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. The film incorporates some of Nicolai’s music...

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  4. Little Miss Rosalind or What Have You? (1939 Radio)

    Producer
    Ronald Waldman

    A musical comedy based on Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Written by D. F. Aitken, with music by William Trethowan. Adapted for radio by Henrik Ege. The BBC Variety Orchestra is conducted by Louis Levy....

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  5. Glyndebourne Festival Macbeth (1939 Radio)

    Producer
    Carl Ebert

    Verdi’s Macbeth relayed live in its entirety from the Glyndebourne Opera House. Produced by Carl Ebert, Fritz Busch conducts the Festival Chorus and Orchestra.

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  6. Venus and Adonis (1939 Radio)

    aka: Masque for the Entertainment of the King, A

    Radio broadcast of John Blow’s miniature opera which is based on the classical fable of Venus and Adonis. Anthony Lewis conducts The Boyd Neel Orchestra and The BBC Singers.

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  7. Paradise in Harlem (1939 Film)

    Director
    Joseph Seiden

    Feature film. Set in 1930s Harlem, Lem Anderson (Frank Wilson) is a vaudeville actor who aspires to performing Shakespeare. One evening after a show he witnesses a notorious gangster’s murder. The...

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  8. Glyndebourne Festival Macbeth (1938 Radio)

    aka: Macbeth

    Producer
    Carl Ebert

    Acts III and IV of Verdi’s Othello relayed live from the Glyndebourne Festival Opera House. Produced by Carl Ebert, Fritz Busch conducts the Festival Chorus and Orchestra.

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  9. Goldwyn Follies, The (1938 Film)

    Director
    George Marshall; H.C. Potter
    Producer
    Samuel Goldwyn

    Musical with music by George Gershwin and Vernon Duke and lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Movie producer Oliver Merlin (Menjou) overhears two women criticising a film he is making. He decided to hire one of them,...

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  10. Hey, Hey, McBeth!: A Comedy with Music (1937 Radio)

    Producer
    Robin Russell

    Radio broadcast of Macbeth as a musical comedy. Both Holinshed and Shakespeare are mentioned as inspirational source but the play seems to have been ‘improved’ out of all recognition by writer duo Jack...

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