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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Le Cid (1984, Paul Morby)

TitleLe Cid
Release LocationsGB
DirectorPaul Morby
MediumColor video
Length50 mins
Play ConnectionsRomeo and Juliet (documentary)


Six scenes from Pierre Corneille's Le Cid as performed by the Cercle Francais at the Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham, are staged and comparisons are made with Racine's Berenice and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPaul Morby

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell