The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.2274 Wednesday, 22 December 1999.
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.