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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Macbeth, 2.2; 5.1 (1945, Henry Cass)

TitleMacbeth, 2.2; 5.1
Release LocationsGB
DirectorHenry Cass
MediumBlack & white video
Length17 mins
Audiencehigh school
Play ConnectionsMacbeth (scene(s))
SeriesFamous Scenes from Shakespeare


Another in a British series of scenes from Shakespeare designed for classroom use

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

MacbethWilfred Lawson
Lady MacbethCatherine Nesbitt
DoctorFelix Aylmer
GentlewomanCatherine Lacey

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorHenry Cass
ProducerSydney Box
ProducerKnox Laing
EditorJulian Wintle
ComposerBen Frankel
ComposerMuir Mathieson
CostumesDorothy Sinclair
MakeupNell Taylor
LightingErnest Palmer
ProductionCompton Bennett
ProductionJames Carter
RecordingGeorge Burgess
RecordingL. Clark

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell