Macbeth / Columbia Pictures presents a Playboy Productions, a film by Roman Polanski ; producer, Andrew Braunsberg ; writers, Roman Polanski, Kenneth Tynan ; director, Roman Polanski

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Subjects: Violent crimes--Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Macbeth, King of Scotland, 11th cent.--Drama
Gruoch, Queen, consort of Macbeth, King of Scotland--Drama
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Summary is in Portuguese, Summary is in Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish
Audience: Adult
Edition: Widescreen version (2.35:1)
Published: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia Tristar Home Video, [2002], c1971
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Added Titles: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Macbeth
Alternate Title(s): Macbeth (Motion picture : 1971).
Additional Authors: Braunsberg, Andrew
Polanski, Roman
Tynan, Kenneth, 1927-1980
Finch, Jon, 1941-
Annis, Francesca, 1944-
Selby, Nicholas, 1925-
Shaw, Martin, 1945-
Bayler, Terence
Stride, John
Chase, Stephen
Shelly, Paul, 1942-
Taylor, Gilbert
McIntyre, Alastair
Mendleson, Anthony
Shingleton, Wilfrid
Third Ear Band
Columbia Pictures Corporation
Playboy Productions, Inc
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 076788163X
UPC: 043396077805
Videorecording number: 07780
DVD, 2.0 Dolby digital, Region 1 encoding
In English with subtitles in Portuguese or Spanish
Cast: Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Nicholas Selby, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler, John Stride, Stephen Chase, Paul Shelly
Credits: Director of photography, Gil Taylor ; editor, Alastair McIntyre ; original music, Third Ear Band ; costume designer, Anthony Mendleson ; production designer, Wilfrid Shingleton
Based on the play "The tragedy of Macbeth" by William Shakespeare
Originally released as a motion picture in 1971
MPAA rating: R
Summary: A classic tragedy about the lust for power and its ultimate bloody consequences. Macbeth is a Scottish war hero whose insane ambition unleashes a cycle of violence. Prompted by the supernatural prophecy of three witches, Macbeth is then goaded by his lady into slaying King Duncan in order to assume the throne. He plunges further into murder and moral decay to keep the unsteady crown on his head
Special features: theatrical trailers
This film was donated by the Miami University Department of English and purchased with a small funds university grant
OCLC Number: 49863217
ISBN/ISSN: 076788163X