William Shakespeare, background for his works

United States, 1951

Film
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Shows the places of Shakespeare’s times and the elements of his English life that gave the poet-playwright his language and shaped his character. Kenilworth Castle, Stratford, the River Avon, the Anne Hathaway cottage and a model of the original Globe Theatre are portrayed. Brief episodes are presented from some of the plays of Shakespeare: “Romeo and Juliet”, “Macbeth”, “Taming of the Shrew”, “The Merchant of Venice”, and “Hamlet”.

Credits

production company

Coronet Instructional Films

Duration

00:14:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30516

Language

English

Subject categories

Literature → Poets, English

Literature → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

People → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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