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A Midsummer Night's Dream [videorecording]

by William Shakespeare ; [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; Max Reinhardt's production ; arranged for the screen by Charles Kenyon and Mary C. McCall, Jr. ; directed by Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Love is blind, fickle and true. Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged to Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get the boy from her by using some magic. Lysander and Hermina meet in the forest. Helena and Demetrius are there as well. There are actors practicing a play for the upcoming wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit more confused.
Director
Max Reinhardt; William Dieterle
Performers
James Cagney, Joe E. Brown, Dick Powell, Jean Muir, Victor Jory, Verree Teasdale, Hugh Herbert, Anita Louise, Frank McHugh, Ross Alexander, Ian Hunter, Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, Hobert Cavanaugh, Grant Mitchell.
Release Date
1935
Run Time
143 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
English dialogue, English, French or Portuguese subtitles
Rating
Not rated
Notes
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
  • Videodisc release of a 1935 motion picture.
  • Special features: Commentary by film historian Scott MacQueen; Olivia de Havilland screen test; vintage featurette: "A dream comes true presenting ... gallery of 6 teaser trailers showcasing cast members; "Warner Bros. Studio Café" teaser trailer; musical short "Shake Mr. Shakespeare;" theatrical trailer.
Uniform Title
Midsummer Night's Dream (Motion Picture : 1935)
Variant Title
At head of title: Max Reinhardt's production of
Awards Note
Academy Awards, USA, 1936: Oscar - Best Cinematography (Hal Mohr) ; Best Film Editing (Ralph Dawson)
Edition
Full screen
ISBN
0790790106, 9780790790107
Credits
Cinematography, Hal Mohr ; editor, Ralph Dawson ; music, Felix Mendelssohn ; arranger, Erich Wolfgang Korngold ; costume designer, Max Ree ; ballet staging, Bronislova Nijinska, Nini Theilande.
Published
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2007.
Publisher no.
65912 Warner Home Video
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews
Description
1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
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