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Macbeth (Maurice Evans), the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his King and takes the throne for himself.
The first live two-hour telecast in color of a Shakespeare play. It is preserved only on a black-and-white kinescope. The 1960 production, also starring Maurice Evans and Dame Judith Anderson, was shot on film in color, and so was able to be preserved in its original form.
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