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TCM Shakespeare Film Festival
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.2046  Tuesday, 13 December 2005

From: 		Richard Burt <
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Date: 		Saturday, 10 Dec 2005 19:42:57 -0500
Subject: 	TCM Shakespeare Film Festival

Two stand-outs are the 1912 silent Cleopatra and the Stuart Burge 
Othello (out of print and only on vhs in the US). MND is only on vhs 
too, so this is a chance to TiVo it and make your own DVD.

Turner Movie Channel


December 14 Wednesday Shakespeare
6:00 AM
	
Silent Shakespeare (1908) A collection of seven silent shorts based on 
the plays of William Shakespeare, including King John (1899), King Lear 
(1910) and Richard III (1911). 89m.
7:30 AM
	
Cleopatra (1912) In this silent film, Cleopatra shakes the Roman Empire 
with her legendary affair with Marc Antony. Helen Gardner, Pearl 
Sindelar, Harley Knoles. D: Charles Gaskill. 88m.
9:00 AM
	
Othello (1922) In this silent film, a famed general is led astray by 
jealousy and an evil underling. Emil Jannings, Lya De Putti, Werner 
Krauss. D: Dimitri Buchowetzki. BW 80m.
10:30 AM
	
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) Shakespeare's classic about two pairs 
of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies. James 
Cagney, Dick Powell, Mickey Rooney. D: Max Reinhardt, William Dieterle. 
BW 143m. CC
1:00 PM
	
As You Like It (1936) Film version of Shakespeare's comedy of a young 
woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she 
loves. Laurence Olivier, Elisabeth Bergner, Henry Ainley. D: Paul 
Czinner. BW 96m.
3:00 PM
	
Romeo And Juliet (1936) Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers from 
feuding families. Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, John Barrymore. D: 
George Cukor. BW 125m. CC DVS
5:30 PM
	
Julius Caesar (1953) An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare's classic 
about Julius Caesar's assassination and its aftermath. Marlon Brando, 
James Mason, John Gielgud. D: Joseph L. Mankiewicz. BW 121m. CC DVS
8:00 PM
	
Henry V (1944) Shakespeare's tale of the warrior king who learns the 
meaning of heroism during a daring invasion of France. Sir Laurence 
Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks. D: Sir Laurence Olivier C 137m.
10:30 PM
	
Hamlet (1948) The melancholy Dane flirts with insanity while trying to 
prove his uncle murdered his father. Laurence Olivier, Eileen Herlie, 
Jean Simmons. D: Laurence Olivier. BW 154m.
1:15 AM
	
Othello (1965) A famed general convinces himself that his wife is 
unfaithful. Laurence Olivier, Frank Finlay, Maggie Smith. D: Stuart 
Burge. C 166m. LBX
4:15 AM
	
Orson Welles: The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice (1952) The 
legendary Moor of Venice battles his growing suspicions that his wife is 
unfaithful. Orson Welles, Michael MacLiammoir, Suzanne Cloutier. D: 
Orson Welles. BW 93m.

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