The Stratford adventure

Canada, 1954

Film
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How a small Canadian city, bearing the name of Stratford and by a river Avon, realized the vision of one of its sons: the creation of a theatre for the staging of the finest Shakespearean drama. The film tells how the idea grew, how a famous British director, Tyrone Guthrie, internationally known stars, Alec Guiness and Irene Worth, and Canadian talent were recruited, and how the Stratford Shakespearean Festival finally became a triumphant reality. (Awards: eight, including Edinburgh; Johannesburg; Oscar nomination, Hollywood)

Credits

director

Morten Parker

producer

Guy Glover

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:39:08:00

Colour

Colour

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