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Author Cochran, Peter.

Title Small-Screen Shakespeare
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (543 pages)
Contents Introduction; part one: directors; the three shakespeare films of orson welles; the three shakespeare films of franco zeffirelli; the three shakespeare films of laurence olivier; the five shakespeare films of kenneth branagh; part two: plays; the comedy of errors; henry vi; titus andronicus; the taming of the shrew; the two gentlemen of verona; love's labour's lost; richard iii; the merchant of venice; a midsummer night's dream; as you like it; king john; richard ii; henry iv part i; henry iv part ii; henry v; romeo and juliet; julius caesar; hamlet; macbeth; much ado about nothing
The bad sleep well (akira kurosawa, 1960)age of consent (michael powell, 1969); heil caesar! (ronald smedley, 1973); a midsummer night's sex comedy (woody allen, 1982); tempest (paulmazursky, 1982); ran (akira kurosawa, 1985); hamlet goes business (aki kaurismaki, 1987); the godfather part iii (francis ford coppola, 1990); men of respect (william c. reilly, 1990); prospero's books (peter greenaway, 1991); my own private idaho (gus van sant, 1991); a thousand acres (jocelyn moorhouse, 1997); the tempest (jack bender, 1998); 10 things i hate about you (gill junger, 1999); o (aka the one
Tim blake nelson, 2001)king of texas (uli edel, 2002); shakespeare retold; she's the man (andy fickman, 2006); part four: films with shakespearean references; introduction; men are not gods (walter reisch, 1936); to be or not to be (ernst lubitsch, 1942; and alan johnson, 1983); les enfants du paradis (marcel carné, 1945); a double life (george cukor, 1947); paris nous appartient (jacques rivette, 1961); shakespeare-wallah (james ivory, 1965); the deadly affair (sidney lumet, 1966); theatre of blood (douglas hickox, 1973); the goodbye girl (herbert ross, 1977); mephisto (istván szabó, 1981)
Troilus and cressidatwelfth night; othello; measure for measure; all's well that ends well; the merry wives of windsor; king lear; timon of athens; antony and cleopatra; coriolanus; cymbeline; pericles; the winter's tale; the tempest; henry viii; part three: shakespeare adaptations; introduction; yellow sky (william wellman, 1948); house of strangers (joseph l.mankiewicz, 1949); broken lance (edward dmytryk, 1954); joe macbeth (ken hughes, 1955); forbidden planet (fred m.wilcox, 1956); jubal (delmer daves, 1956); throne of blood (akira kurosawa, 1957)
Withnail and i (bruce robinson, 1986)dead poets society (peter weir, 1989); rosencrantz and guildenstern are dead (tom stoppard, 1990); the house of cards (paul seed: 1990); in the bleak midwinter (aka a midwinter's tale: kenneth branagh, 1995); shakespeare in love (johnmadden, 1998); the king is alive (kristian levring, 2000); thewest wing, series three, episodes 20-2 (christopher misiano, thomas schlamme, alex graves, 2002); stage beauty (richard eyre, 2004); slings and arrows (peter wellington, 2003-6); anonymous (roland emmerich, 2011); cesare deve morire (paolo and vittorio taviani, 2012)
Summary Small-Screen Shakespeare is a guide to all the Shakespeare productions available for viewing on computer or TV. From Beerbohm Tree's silent scene from King John, to Helen Mirren as Prospera and Simon Russell Beale as Falstaff, Peter Cochran gives an expert opinion on the best and the worst, basing his judgements on a lifetime of viewing, teaching, acting and directing. The book covers films, television productions, plays on YouTube, and DVDs of videoed stage productions, as well as cinematic .
Notes The house of cards (david fincher and others, 2013)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Television adaptations.
Genre/Form Film adaptations.
Television adaptations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1322216568 (electronic bk.)
1443869694 (electronic bk.)
9781322216560 (electronic bk.)
9781443869690 (electronic bk.)