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Welles Directs Macbeth


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continues the season of films by Orson Welles who died in October.
Today starring Orson Welles
Jeanette Nolan
Considered by the associate producer as 'the greatest experimental
American film ever made under the Hollywood studio system', this imaginative version of Macbeth was filmed by Welles in the space of three weeks. Accounting for the liberties he had taken with Shakespeare's text, Welles called it 'a kind of violently sketched charcoal drawing of a great play'.
Screenplay by ORSON WELLES from the play by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Produced and directed by ORSON WELLES
(Welles directs Lady from Shanghai tomorrow 1.55 pm)
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Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Orson Welles
Unknown: Jeanette Nolan
Play By: Orson Welles
Play By: William Shakespeare
Directed By: Orson Welles
Macbeth: Orson Welles
Lady Macbeth: Jeanette Nolan
Macduff: Dan O'Herlihy
Malcolm: Roddy McDowall
Banquo: Edgar Barrier
A holy father: Alan Napier
Duncan: Erskine Sanford
Ross: John Dierkes
Lennox: Keene Curtis

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