Release date1969 Based onThe Dance of Death
by August Strindberg WriterC.D. Locock (translation), August Strindberg (play) CastLaurence Olivier (Edgar), Geraldine McEwan (Alice), Robert Lang (Kurt), Peter Penry-Jones, Janina Faye (Judith) Similar moviesLaurence Olivier and others appear in Dance of Death and Othello
The Dance of Death is a 1969 film version of the play The Dance of Death by August Strindberg as presented by the National Theatre Company. It stars Laurence Olivier and Geraldine McEwan.
Previous filmed National Theatre productions include Uncle Vanya (1963) and Othello (1965). Both of these are available on DVD, however as of 2009 The Dance of Death has never been released on DVD or video.