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Macbeth 1945

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Macbeth 1945

16 mins United Kingdom Director. Henry Cass

This short film features two atmospheric scenes from Shakespeare's famous tragedy: Act II Scene 2, the murder scene, and Act V Scene 1, with Lady Macbeth and that damned spot. The wonderful Wilfred Lawson and Cathleen Nesbitt make such a fine murderous duo in the first scene that one wishes the whole play had been filmed. At least we have the sleepwalking scene as compensation, where Nesbitt is joined by Felix Aylmer and Catherine Lacey.

This is one of two short films produced under the umbrella title Famous Scenes from Shakespeare, with the other, Julius Caesar, also available on BFI Player.

Directed by

Henry Cass

Featuring

Catherine Lacey

Felix Aylmer

Cathleen Nesbitt

Wilfred Lawson

Genres

Costume drama

Tags

Macbeth

Collection

Shakespeare on Film

Released

1945

Country

United Kingdom

Language

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