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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Ian Hunter Ian Hunter
Theseus - Duke of Athens
Verree Teasdale Verree Teasdale
Hippolyta - Queen of the Amazons - Betrothed to Theseus
Hobart Cavanaugh Hobart Cavanaugh
Philostrate - Master of Revels to Theseus
Dick Powell Dick Powell
Lysander - In Love with Hermia
Ross Alexander Ross Alexander
Demetrius - In Love with Hermia
Olivia de Havilland Olivia de Havilland
Hermia - In Love with Lysander
Jean Muir Jean Muir
Helena - In Love with Demetrius
Grant Mitchell Grant Mitchell
Egeus - Father to Hermia


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A Midsummer Night's Dream

5 months, 3 weeks ago at Jun 4 16:42
A translation of director Max Reinhardt’s Hollywood Bowl production, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of the most sumptuous, shimmering, and enthralling adaptations of Shakespeare’s work. Yes, the use of movie stars was and remains controversial (the more things change, right), but there’s surprises aplenty in discovering how wonderful, say, James Cagney is with the language. Combining bal... read more
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Description: Love is blind, fickle and true. And under the sway of capricious fairies it becomes blinder (a queen romances a donkey), more fickle (best friends swoon over each other's beau) and truest of all (lovers repledge their devotion). 'Lord, what ... Full Descriptionfools these mortals be!' in Shakespeare's bewitching comedy. James Cagney, screen-debuting Olivia de Havilland, Dick Powell, Joe E. Brown, Mickey Rooney and others play these mortals and immortals in this double Academy Award winner. A film adaptation of Shakespeare's tale of foolish mortals, squabbling fairies and mismatched lovers. Most of the play takes place de ... (more)
Release date: 30 October 1935
Tags: 1935 (4), Shakespeare (4), Fantasy (4), Adaptation (2), Comedy (2), 1930s (2), Romance (1), Warner Bros. (1), Based On A Play (1), Comedies (1), Dramas (1), Music Video (1), Musical (1), Stage Play (1), Based On Book (1), Usa (1), Mickey Rooney (1), Nini Theilade (1), Anita Louise (1), Victor Jory (1)
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JxSxPx posted a review 5 months, 3 weeks ago

A Midsummer Night's Dream

“A translation of director Max Reinhardt’s Hollywood Bowl production, A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of the most sumptuous, shimmering, and enthralling adaptations of Shakespeare’s work. Yes, the use of movie stars was and remains controversial (the more things change, right), but there’s surprises aplenty in discovering how wonderful, say, James Cagney is with the language. Combining ballet interludes, expressionistic visuals, Shakespeare’s language, and a general air of magic throughout, this is a film from the golden age ripe for rediscovery.   Here is the first big budget crack at the Bard during the talkie era, and it combines elements of accepted “High Art” like classical music and dance with the new-kid-on-the-block energy of the cinema. The results are a prestige ” read more

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