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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Komödie der Irrungen (1964, Hans Dieter Schwarze)

TitleKomödie der Irrungen
Release LocationsWest Germany
DirectorHans Dieter Schwarze
Length1 hrs, 38 mins
Audiencecollege and university
Play ConnectionsThe Comedy of Errors (adaptation)


Made for West German television

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

Antipholus Of EphesusErik Schumann
Antipholus Of SyracuseClaus Biederstaedt
Dromio Of EphesusKlaus Schwartzkopf
Dromio Of SyracuseManfred Lichenfeld
AngeloEdgar Weisemann
AemiliaRuth Kähler
AdrianaIrene Marhold
LucianaHildegard Schmahl
Police OfficerHelmut Brasch
CaptainHanns Ernst Jäger
CaptainHans Martin
Police OfficerWolfram Mehring
JuliaMargaret Carl
GuitaristErich Ferstl

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorHans Dieter Schwarze
ProducerAlexander May
ComposerErich Ferstl
Adaptor/TranslatorHans Rothe
CostumesHannelore Von Winterfield
SoundGisella Holzapfel
ProductionHans Kleber
SetWalter Blokesch

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell