Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

A Contemporary Look at Shakespeare (1980)

TitleA Contemporary Look at Shakespeare
Release LocationsUSA
MediumColor video
Length50 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsAs You Like It (documentary)


Keith Keating interviews the distinguished scholar/critic, G. Wilson Knight. Interview also includes mention of King Lear, and Timon. A copy is housed in the Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) Collection at the Billy Rose Theatre Collection of the Library of Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, New York Public Library. It may be viewed by apppointment (see below)

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

InterviewerKeith Keating
IntervieweeG. Wilson Knight

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell