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  1. Otello (1958 Television, Video)

    Director
    Franco Enriquez

    A performance of Verdi’s Otello, recorded for Radiotelevisione Italiana with singers Mario Del Monaco (Otello), Rosanna Carteri and Renato Capecchi. Tullio Serafin conducts the RAI Orchestra and Chorus.

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  2. England of Elizabeth (1957 Video)

    Director
    John Taylor
    Producer
    Ian Ferguson

    Documentary film recalling the first Elizabethan age through surviving architecture, art, furniture, music and literature. The music, by Ralph Vaughan Williams, is played by the London Sinfonia and sung by...

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  3. Kumonosu-Jo (1957 Film, Video)

    aka: Throne of Blood

    Director
    Akira Kurosawa
    Producer
    Akira Kurosawa

    The story of MACBETH transposed to medieval Japan, with Macbeth as a samurai and drawing on traditions from Noh drama. Toshiro Mifune is Macbeth. In Kurosawa’s masterly interpretation of MACBETH ‘the...

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  4. Romeo and Juliet Three Versions (1957 Video)

    Narrative ballet in one act, based on Shakespeare’s play. It is a blend of three versions of three different arts all dealing with Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet: as ballet with Nora Kaye and Hugh Laing...

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  5. Forbidden Planet (1956 Film, Video)

    Director
    Fred Wilcox
    Producer
    Nicholas Nayfack

    Science fiction story with a plot derived from The Tempest. In the year 2257, a distant star has three inhabitants - Professor Morbius (Prospero), his daughter Altaira (Miranda), and Robby the Robot (Ariel)....

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  6. Swan of Avon (1956 Video)

    "Shakespeare’s life presented through views of places and things associated with him. Using a model of the Globe, an excerpt from Henry V is performed" [Richard N. Albert, ‘An Annotated Guide to...

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  7. Othello (1955 Film, Video)

    aka: Otello

    Director
    Sergei Yutkevich

    Feature film. Adaptation by Boris Pasternak. Sometimes imaginative, sometimes stolid, the production takes every opportunity to get out of the studio. Sergei Bondarchuk is Othello.

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  8. Julius Caesar (1953 Film, Video)

    Director
    Joseph L Mankiewicz
    Producer
    John Houseman

    Mankiewicz’s version of the tragedy that ‘some Americans regard as their own has stood the test of time’ (The Guardian 2019). With an impressive cast, including Louis Calhern as Caesar, Marlon Brando...

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  9. Kiss Me, Kate (1953 Film, Video)

    Director
    George Sidney
    Producer
    Jack Cummings

    Film (and 3D) adaptation of the Broadway musical in which the leading players in a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew are a married couple whose private life resembles their on-stage roles. With...

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  10. Pound of Flesh (1952 Video)

    aka: Shakespeare and Shylock

    Director
    Katherine Stenholm

    A sermon in which Bob Jones Jr. discusses the challenge of portraying Shylock, also commenting on the literary merits of Shakespeare’s works generally and The Merchant of Venice specifically. Includes...

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