A midsummer night's dream
(DVD) 

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Published
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (143 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
012569591226, 00012569591226

Notes

General Note
Based on the play by William Shakespeare.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by film historian Scott MacQueen; A dream comes true (making-of featurette); Warner Bros. Studio Café (teaser trailer); Presenting ... (gallery of 6 teaser trailers showcasing cast members); Shake Mr. Shakespeare (musical short); Olivia de Havilland screen test; Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Music by Felix Mendelssohn ; arranged by Erich Wolfgang Korngold ; ballets by Bronislawa Nijinska ; photography, Hal Mohr ; edited by Ralph Dawson ; art director, Anton Grot ; costumes by Max Ree ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein.
Participants/Performers
James Cagney, Joe E. Brown, Dick Powell, Mickey Rooney, Victor Jory, Ian Hunter, Verree Teasdale, Hobert Cavanaugh, Ross Alexander, Olivia de Havilland, Jean Muir, Grant Mitchell, Frank McHugh, Dewey Robinson, Hugh Herbert, Otis Harlan, Arthur Treacher, Anita Louise, Nina Theilade.
Description
Love is blind, fickle and true. Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged to Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get the boy from her by using some magic. Lysander and Hermina meet in the forest. Helena and Demetrius are there as well. There are actors practicing a play for the upcoming wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit more confused.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Language
English dialogue; optional French or Portuguese subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Awards
Academy Awards, USA, 1935: Oscar - Best Cinematography (Hal Mohr) ; Best Film Editing (Ralph Dawson) ; Academy Award nominee for Outstanding Production (Best Picture).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Reinhardt, M., Dieterle, W., Kenyon, C., McCall, M. C., Jr., Cagney, J., Brown, J. E. 1., Powell, D., Rooney, M., Jory, V., Hunter, I., Teasdale, V., Cavanaugh, H., Alexander, R., De Havilland, O., Muir, J., Mitchell, G., McHugh, F., Robinson, D., Herbert, H., Harlan, O., Treacher, A., Louise, A., Theilade, N., Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, F., Korngold, E. W., Nijinska, B., Mohr, H., Dawson, R., Grot, A., Rée, M., Forbstein, L. F., & Shakespeare, W. (2007). A midsummer night's dream . Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Max Reinhardt et al.. 2007. A Midsummer Night's Dream. Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Max Reinhardt et al.. A Midsummer Night's Dream Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Reinhardt, Max, et al. A Midsummer Night's Dream Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.

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