Musical updating romeo juliet
Welles shot Chimes at Midnight throughout Spain between 19; it premiered at the 1966 Cannes Film Festival, winning two awards there.Jones originally wanted to shoot the episode in Stratford-upon-Avon but was restricted to a studio setting.Austrian-born director Max Reinhardt did not speak English at the time of the film's production.He gave orders to the actors and crew in German with William Dieterle acting as his interpreter.In this version, a group of school children are attending a puppet performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream when they are drawn into the story and become the characters, dressed in Elizabethan costumes.The film, inspired by the play, prominently features a modern interpretation of the play put on in a private high school in a small town.Laurie would go on to co-star with Olivier in the three Shakespearean films that Olivier directed.
For the background of exterior shots, he used a miniature Tudor village built of plasticine.
" with Shakespeare himself taking part in the action.
Branagh's film turns Love's Labour's Lost into a romantic Hollywood musical.
which tells the story of Shakespeare’s most famous star-crossed lovers.
Classical KING FM Family Concerts are designed for ages 5 to 12.
Welles said that the core of the film's story was "the betrayal of friendship." The script contains text from five of Shakespeare's plays: primarily Henry IV, Part 1 and Henry IV, Part 2, but also Richard II and Henry V, as well as some dialogue from The Merry Wives of Windsor.