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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Mendelssohn's Dream (1979, R. Philip)

TitleMendelssohn's Dream
Release LocationsGB
DirectorR. Philip
MediumColor video
Length25 mins
Play ConnectionsA Midsummer Night's Dream (documentary)


An Open University program that relates Mendelssohn's music to the play. Ends with a scene from the play first without and then with the music to show its importance to the mood. BUFVC, 2nd edition, reports that it is no longer in distribution

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

SpeakerC. L. Barber

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorR. Philip

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell