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|Artist||Warner Brothers "Break Downs" and "Blow Ups" 1936-1947 (1936)|
|Credit||The Internet Archive|
|Desc||Victor Jory as Oberon in an outtake from the 1935 film "A Midsummer Night's Dream".|
1935 film by William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt
A Midsummer Night's Dream
|Released||1935 (87 years, 6 months ago)|
|Director||Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle|
|Awards||Academy Award for Best Cinematography and Academy Award for Best Film Editing|
|Genre||romantic comedy and fantasy film|
|Nominated for||Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Cinematography and Academy Award for Best Film Editing|
|Composer||Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy|
|Production company||Warner Bros.|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Screenwriter||Charles Kenyon and Mary C. McCall, Jr.|
About A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle, is a whimsical and enchanting adaptation of Shakespeare's classic play. Released in 1935, the film features an all-star cast including James Cagney, Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, and Dick Powell.
The film's stunning visuals and elaborate sets transport viewers to a magical world filled with fairies, love potions, and mischievous pranks. The performances are equally captivating, with Rooney stealing the show as the mischievous Puck and de Havilland delivering a standout performance as the lovestruck Hermia.
Despite some changes to the original text, the film remains faithful to the spirit of Shakespeare's play and captures its themes of love, desire, and the unpredictable nature of fate. A Midsummer Night's Dream was a critical and commercial success upon its release and has since become a beloved classic.
Rolling Stone Magazine praises the film, stating that "A Midsummer Night's Dream is a delightful and magical adaptation of Shakespeare's play, brought to life by a talented cast and stunning visuals. It's a must-see for fans of the Bard and lovers of classic cinema alike."
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