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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1913)

TitleA Midsummer Night's Dream
Release LocationsItaly
MediumBlack & white video
Length22 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsA Midsummer Night's Dream (abridgment)


Advanced cinematic techniques such as iris-outs, dissolves and cross-cutting fill this movie, which was also made out of doors on location, another radical step. Unhappily only remnants of it have survived

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

LysanderSocrate Tommasi
HelenaBianca Maria Hübner

Production Team and Crew Overview

OtherPaulo Azzuri

Company Overview

Producer Warner Features

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell