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A midsummer night's dream.

Moshinsky, Elijah, (film director.). Mirren, Helen, (actor.). Davenport, Nigel, (actor.). Quarshie, Hugh, (actor.). Ambrose Video (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (113 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Ambrose Video, 1981.

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Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Ambrose Video in 1981.
Summary, etc.:
This production is part of a famous series produced by BBC of all of William Shakespeare's plays. The resulting films, renowned for their loyalty to the text, utilized the best theatrical and television directors and brought highly praised performances from leading contemporary actors. In this classic comedy, three plots intertwine: the entangled love affairs of Demetrius and Helena, Lysander and Hermia, the comic performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens and the antics in fairyland of King Oberon and Queen Titania.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Shakespeare.
Literary adaptations. .
Genre: Feature films.

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