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Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Kean (1956, Vittorio Gassman)

Release LocationsItaly
DirectorVittorio Gassman
Length1 hrs, 15 mins
Play ConnectionsOthello (excerpt(s))


The great Edmund Kean is portrayed playing scenes on stage from Othello and Hamlet

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

KeanVittorio Gassman

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorVittorio Gassman

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell