Understanding Shakespeare: his stagecraft

United Kingdom, 1971

Film
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Designed to show that the physical properties of the Elizabethan theatre materially affected the work of Elizabethan dramatists. Illustrates the features of the 16th century theatres. Extracts from Shakespeare’s plays are performed on a reconstruction of the stage of the Glove Theatre, showing the use of dramatic techniques.

Credits

production company

Murtin Productions

Gateway Educational Films

Duration

00:24:20:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011324

Language

English

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Literature → Literature

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

Music & Performing Arts → English drama - Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600

Music & Performing Arts → English dramatists

Music & Performing Arts → Performing arts

Music & Performing Arts → Stage props

Music & Performing Arts → Theaters

Music & Performing Arts → Theaters - Construction

Music & Performing Arts → Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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