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Re: Henry V (and Branagh)
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.2274  Wednesday, 22 December 1999.

From:           Judith Matthews Craig <
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Date:           Tuesday, 21 Dec 1999 22:01:45 -0600
Subject: 10.2194 Re: Henry V (and Branagh)
Comment:        Re: SHK 10.2194 Re: Henry V (and Branagh)

>I suspect, though admittedly without any >substantial evidence, that if
>Shakespeare were alive today, he would be in >the film business, where
>significant money is, and would recognize that the >entire scope of
>entertainment in today's modern world makes >unnecessary a three and a
>half-hour stage production.

I have to respectfully submit that I believe Shakespeare wrote for other
motives than money.

Judy Craig

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