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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream(1935)

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Brief Synopsis

Shakespeare's classic about two pairs of lovers and an amateur actor who get mixed up with fairies.

Cast & Crew

Ian Hunter Theseus, Duke of Athens
Verree Teasdale Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons betrothed to Theseus
Hobart Cavanaugh Philostrate, Master of the Revels to Theseus
Dick Powell Lysander, in love with Hermia
Ross Alexander Demetrius, in love with Hermia
Olivia De Havilland Hermia, in love with Lysander
Jean Muir Helena, in love with Demetrius
Grant Mitchell Egeus, father to Hermia
Frank McHugh Quince, the carpenter
Dewey Robinson Snug, the joiner
James Cagney Bottom, the weaver
Joe E. Brown Flute, the bellows-mender

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 9 Oct 1935; Beverly Hills premiere: 16 Oct 1935
Release Date:  1935 Production Date:  A Max Reinhardt Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., The Vitaphone Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  132 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  17    

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  • Acid trip

    Catherine 2016-06-30

    I forgot to rate this. Giving it 5 stars for the ethereal beauty and magical set designs and costumes.I love me some pixie dust. MORE>

  • Acid trip

    Catherine 2016-06-30

    Good thing l gave up drugs, this is one wacky movie, 'nuf said.... MORE>

  • Do not miss this movie

    Leonard 2016-02-08

    This movie is chock full of overacting - as Shakespeare intended. Possibly the best interpretation of a Shakespearian play ever, and that includes Hamlet.... MORE>