Chimes at Midnight (1965)

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Chimes at Midnight (1965) Poster

The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.



  • Jeanne Moreau and Margaret Rutherford in Chimes at Midnight (1965)
  • Orson Welles in Chimes at Midnight (1965)
  • Orson Welles and Jeanne Moreau in Chimes at Midnight (1965)
  • Orson Welles and Jeanne Moreau in Chimes at Midnight (1965)
  • Chimes at Midnight (1965)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The film was based on the play "Five Kings". It was written by Orson Welles and condensed William Shakespeare's "Henry IV, V, VI" and "Richard III" into one show. He produced the show in New York in 1939 but the opening night, during which Part 1 was performed, was a disaster and... ...


Quotes

Shallow: Jesus, the days that we have seen! Do you remember since we lay all night in the windmill in St. George's field?
Falstaff: No more of that, Master Shallow.
Shallow: It was a merry night!


Goofs

During Prince Hal/Henry V's speech immediately following Henry IV's death, a very obvious double for Sir John Gielgud lies slumped on the throne. (Scenes were shot out of sequence, and Gielgud was unavailable for that particular scene)

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Comedy | Drama | History | War

Details

Release Date:

17 March 1967

Language

English


Country of Origin

Spain, Switzerland

Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,480 (USA) (3 January 2016)

Gross:

$123,398 (USA) (20 March 2016)

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