Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Macbeth (1951)

Release LocationsUSA
MediumBlack & white video
Length1 hrs
Play ConnectionsMacbeth (derivative)


It is easier to find out about Desi Arnaz and Counter-Spy than to dig out solid information about this Macbeth. Certainly it was abridged and apparently it was a modern-dress version with a subtitle of Sure as Fate

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

CastJohn Carradine
CastJudith Evelyn

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell