The Resource The tragedy of Macbeth, Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy production of Roman Polanski's film ; screenplay by Roman Polanski & Kenneth Tynan ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; directed by Roman Polanski

The tragedy of Macbeth, Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy production of Roman Polanski's film ; screenplay by Roman Polanski & Kenneth Tynan ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; directed by Roman Polanski

Label
The tragedy of Macbeth
Title
The tragedy of Macbeth
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy production of Roman Polanski's film ; screenplay by Roman Polanski & Kenneth Tynan ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; directed by Roman Polanski
Title variation
  • Macbeth
  • Roman Polanski's film of the tragedy of Macbeth
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Choreographer
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Filmmaker
Film producer
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Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Roman Polanski imbues his unflinchingly violent adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy of ruthless ambition and murder in medieval Scotland with grit and dramatic intensity. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis star as a decorated warrior rising in the ranks and his driven wife, scheming together to take the throne by any means
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videorecording
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  • Macbeth (Motion picture : 1971)
  • Dick Cavett show (Television program)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Gil Taylor ; production designer, Wilfrid Shingleton ; costume designer, Anthony Mendleson ; music by The Third Ear Band ; editor, Alistair McIntyre ; art director, Fred Carter ; fight director, William Hobbs ; choreographer, Sally Gilpin ; executive producer, Hugh M. Hefner
Dewey number
  • 822.33
  • 791.43/72
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Language note
In English with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (sdh)
LC call number
PR2823.A23
LC item number
P653 2014
PerformerNote
Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, John Stride, Nicholas Selby, Terence Bayler, Stephan Chase, Paul Shelley, Noel Davis, Richard Pearson, Andrew Laurence, Bernard Archard, Sydney Bromley, Ian Hogg, Diane Fletcher, Bruce Purchase, Frank Wylie, Noelle Rimmington, Maisie MacFarquhar, Elsie Taylor, Keith Chegwin
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  • 1927-1980
  • 1926-
  • 1941-2012
  • 1945-
  • 1945-
  • 1936-2018
  • 1925-
  • 1947-
  • 1942-
  • 1927-2002
  • 1918-2011
  • 1916-2008
  • 1909-1987
  • 1938-2008
  • 1935-1994
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  • Polanski, Roman
  • Braunsberg, Andrew
  • Tynan, Kenneth
  • Hefner, Hugh M.
  • Finch, Jon
  • Annis, Francesca
  • Shaw, Martin
  • Stride, John
  • Selby, Nicholas
  • Bayler, Terence
  • Chase, Stephan
  • Shelley, Paul
  • Davis, Noel
  • Pearson, Richard
  • Laurence, Andrew
  • Archard, Bernard
  • Bromley, Sydney
  • Hogg, Ian
  • Fletcher, Diane
  • Purchase, Bruce
  • Wylie, Frank
  • Rimmington, Noelle
  • MacFarquhar, Maisie
  • Taylor, Elsie
  • Chegwin, Keith
  • Taylor, Gilbert
  • Shingleton, Wilfrid
  • Mendleson, Anthony
  • McIntyre, Alastair
  • Hobbs, William
  • Gilpin, Sally
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Lownes, Victor
  • Simon, Frank
  • Cavett, Dick
  • Burton, Humphrey
  • Coe, Peter
  • Rafferty, Terrence
  • Third Ear Band
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Playboy Productions, Inc
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
140
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  • Macbeth
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Regicides
  • Murder
  • Married people
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The tragedy of Macbeth, Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy production of Roman Polanski's film ; screenplay by Roman Polanski & Kenneth Tynan ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; directed by Roman Polanski
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
  • Special features: Disc 1: Trailers. Disc 2: Toil and trouble : making Macbeth (new documentary about the making of the film, featuring interviews with director Roman Polanski, producer Andrew Braunsberg, assistant executive producer Victor Lownes, and stars Francesca Annis and Martin Shaw); Polanski meets Macbeth (a 1971 documentary by Frank Simon featuring rare footage of the film's cast and crew at work); Dick Cavett and Kenneth Tynan (segment from the May 7, 1971 episode of The Dick Cavett Show, Macbeth coscreenwriter Kenneth Tynan, a legendary English theater critic, writer, wit, and outspoken opponent of censorship in the arts, discusses the controversy surrounding his risqué musical play Oh! Calcutta!); Aquarius : "two Macbeths" (segment from London Weekend Television's Aquarius series, taped on January 27, 1972, and presented by Humphrey Burton, featuers director Roman Polanski and British theater director Peter Coe discussing Shakespeare, Macbeth, and their respective productions of the play). Insert features an essay by critic Terrence Rafferty, and also cast and production credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Supplements
Control code
sky270007431
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (140 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Governing access note
For private home or library use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515126717
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2394D
  • CC2394D-1
  • CC2394D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 3.0 surround
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The tragedy of Macbeth, Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy production of Roman Polanski's film ; screenplay by Roman Polanski & Kenneth Tynan ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; directed by Roman Polanski
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1971
  • Based on the play by William Shakespeare
  • Special features: Disc 1: Trailers. Disc 2: Toil and trouble : making Macbeth (new documentary about the making of the film, featuring interviews with director Roman Polanski, producer Andrew Braunsberg, assistant executive producer Victor Lownes, and stars Francesca Annis and Martin Shaw); Polanski meets Macbeth (a 1971 documentary by Frank Simon featuring rare footage of the film's cast and crew at work); Dick Cavett and Kenneth Tynan (segment from the May 7, 1971 episode of The Dick Cavett Show, Macbeth coscreenwriter Kenneth Tynan, a legendary English theater critic, writer, wit, and outspoken opponent of censorship in the arts, discusses the controversy surrounding his risqué musical play Oh! Calcutta!); Aquarius : "two Macbeths" (segment from London Weekend Television's Aquarius series, taped on January 27, 1972, and presented by Humphrey Burton, featuers director Roman Polanski and British theater director Peter Coe discussing Shakespeare, Macbeth, and their respective productions of the play). Insert features an essay by critic Terrence Rafferty, and also cast and production credits
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Supplements
Control code
sky270007431
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director-approved special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (140 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Governing access note
For private home or library use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515126717
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2394D
  • CC2394D-1
  • CC2394D-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 3.0 surround
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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