Approved | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
The one and only Hollywood film for legendary stage director Max Reinhardt.
Theseus - Duke of Athens:
Hippolyta, I wooed you with my sword and won your love, doing thee injuries. But, I will wed you in another key: with pomp, with triumph, and with reveling.
Corrective lens were introduced in the 13th century so they could have been worn in Shakespeare's time.
The opening credits appear as if they were "trickling down" from the top of the screen.
The print shown on Turner Classic Movies, and which is in the Turner Library, has an overture and exit music by Mendelssohn. It adds 9 minutes to the running time of the actual movie.
Turn back the clock and hit the beach with some of our favorite classic Hollywood stars.