Approved | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ... See full summary »
Olivia de Havilland was cast in the film after successfully playing Hermia in the Hollywood Bowl production. She was the only member of the production to transition to the film version.
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.
The fairies Pease-Blossom, Cobweb, Moth and Mustard-Seed are onscreen in the character list, but not the actors who portrayed them.
The videocassette edition of this film was released in two editions - first, the general release version, which runs 117 minutes, then, in 1994, the 133-minute roadshow version without the pre-credits Overture, the intermission card, and the Exit Music played after the film itself ends.