Shaw versus Shakespeare. Part 1: the character of Caesar

United States, 1970

Film
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George Bernard Shaw, played by Donald Moffatt, analyses Shakespear’s characterisation of Julis Caesar and compares it with his won treatment. Shaw claims the character of Caesar was beyind Shakespeare, but admits Shakespear is still the “King of the dramatists”.

Credits

producer/director

John Barnes

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:32:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28454

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Literature - Study and teaching

Literature → English literature

Literature → English literature - History and criticism

Literature → Literature

Literature → Literature - Study and teaching

Literature → Playwrights

Literature → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - Criticism and interpretation

Literature → Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

Music & Performing Arts → Dramatists

Music & Performing Arts → English dramatists

Music & Performing Arts → Playwrights

Music & Performing Arts → Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

People → Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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