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Macbeth (1961 film)

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Director  Paul Almond
Producer  Paul Almond
Country  Canada
6.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Duration  
Language  English
Macbeth (1961 film) movie poster
Release date  22 January 1961 (Canada)
Based on  The Tragedy of Macbeth  by William Shakespeare
Writer  William Shakespeare (play), Paul Almond (adaptation)
Production  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Story by  William Shakespeare, Paul Almond
Cast  Sean Connery (Macbeth), Sharon Acker (Lady Macduff), Zoe Caldwell (Lady Macbeth), Robin Gammell (Malcolm), Hedley Mattingly (Doctor)

Macbeth is a 1961 Canadian television film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth starring Sean Connery.

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Plot

The Scottish lord Macbeth chooses evil as the way to fulfill his ambition for power. He commits regicide to become king and then furthers his moral descent with a reign of murderous terror to stay in power, eventually plunging the country into civil war. In the end, he loses everything that gives meaning and purpose to his life before losing his life itself.

Cast

  • Sean Connery – Macbeth
  • Zoe Caldwell – Lady Macbeth
  • William Needles – Banquo
  • Ted Follows – Macduff
  • Robin Gammell – Malcolm
  • Powys Thomas – King Duncan
  • Production

    This adaptation was filmed in black and white in Toronto, Ontario.

    References

    Macbeth (1961 film) Wikipedia
    Macbeth (1961 film) IMDb Macbeth (1961 film) themoviedb.org


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