The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare on film / edited by Russell Jackson
Cambridge, UK New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Call No: 753SHA CAM Author: Jackson, Russell, 1949 Source: UK Place: Cambridge, UK New York Publisher: Cambridge University Press PubDate: 2000 PhysDes: xiv, 342 p. ; 24 cm Series: Cambridge companions to literature Subject: ADAPTATIONS; ADAPTATIONS. SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM; BRANAGH, KENNETH; OLIVIER, LAURENCE; WELLES, ORSON; ZEFFIRELLI, FRANCO; CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT (SP/SZ, Orson Welles, 1966); CAMPANADAS A MEDIANOCHE (SP/SZ, Orson Welles, 1966); HENRY V (UK, Kenneth Branagh, 1989); HENRY V (UK, Laurence Olivier, 1944); MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (UK/US, Kenneth Branagh, 1993); TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE (US/IT, Franco Zeffirelli, 1967); RICHARD III (US, James Keane, 1912); RICHARD III (US, Richard Loncraine, 1995); RICHARD III (UK, Laurence Olivier, 1955); HAMLET (UK, Laurence Olivier, 1948); HAMLET (UK/US, Kenneth Branagh, 1996); HAMLET (US, Franco Zeffirelli, 1990); MACBETH (US, Orson Welles, 1948); MACBETH (UK, Roman Polanski, 1971); KUMONOSU-JO (JA, Akira Kurosawa, 1957); THRONE OF BLOOD (JA, Akira Kurosawa, 1957); KING LEAR (UK, Peter Brook, 1953); RAN (JA/FR, Akira Kurosawa, 1985); WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO + JULIET (US, Baz Luhrmann, 1996) Summary: "This lively Companion is a collection of critical and historical essays on the films adapted from, and inspired by, Shakespeare's plays. Leading scholars discuss Shakespearean films from a variety of perspectives - as works of art in their own right, as products of the international movie industry, in relation to cinematic and theatrical genres, and as the work of particular directors from Lawrence Olivier and Orson Welles to Franco Zeffirelli and Kenneth Branagh. A guide to further reading and a useful filmography are included." - BOOK BLURB Notes: Filmography: p. 318-324; Includes bibliographical references and index; Filmography ISBN: 0521630231; 0521639751 (pbk.) LON: 21340333 Contents: Introduction: Shakespeare, films and the marketplace / Russell Jackson --; Part 1: adaptation and its contexts -- From play-script to screenplay / Russell Jackson -- Video and its paradoxes / Michele Willems -- Critical junctures in Shakespeare screen history: the case of Richard III / Harry Keyishian --; Part 2: genres and plays -- The comedies on film / Michael Hattaway -- Filming Shakespeare's history: three films of Richard III / H.R. Coursen -- Hamlet, Macbeth and King Lear on film / J. Lawrence Guntner -- The tragedies of love on film -- Patricia Tatspaugh --; Part 3: directors -- The Shakespeare films of Lawrence Olivier / Anthony Davies -- Orson Welles and filmed Shakespeare / Pamela Mason -- Grigori Kozintsev's Hamlet and King Lear / Mark Sokolyansky -- Franco Zeffirelli and Shakespeare / Deborah Cartmell -- Flamboyant realist: Kenneth Branagh / Samuel Crowl --; Part 4: critical issues -- Looking at Shakespeare's women on film / Carol Chillington Rutter -- National and racial stereotypes in Shakespeare films / Neil Taylor -- Shakespeare the illusionist: filming the supernatural / Neil Forsyth -- Shakespeare's cinematic offshoots / Tony Howard More info
Shakespeare on film / Jack J Jorgens
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c1977.
Call No: 753SHA JOR Author: Jorgens, Jack.J Source: US Place: Bloomington Publisher: Indiana University Press PubDate: c1977 PhysDes: xii, 337 p. : ill. ; 24cm Subject: FILM STUDY AND RESEARCH; SHAKESPEARE [WILLIAM] IN FILMS; SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM; EDUCATION AND THE CINEMA; DIETERLE, WILLIAM; ZEFFIRELLI, FRANCO; MANKIEWICZ, JOSEPH L.; WELLES, ORSON; OLIVIER, LAURENCE; SCHAEFER, GEORGE; KUROSAWA AKIRA; KOZINTSEV, GRIGORI; MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A (SP/UK, Celestino Coronado, 1984); TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE (US/IT, Franco Zeffirelli, 1967); ROMEO AND JULIET (UK/IT, Franco Zeffirelli, 1968); JULIUS CAESAR (US, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1953); CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT (SP/SZ, Orson Welles, 1966); CAMPANADAS A MEDIANOCHE (SP/SZ, Orson Welles, 1966); HENRY V (UK, Laurence Olivier, 1944); RICHARD III (UK, Laurence Olivier, 1955); MACBETH; KUMONOSU-JO (JA, Akira Kurosawa, 1957); GAMLET (RU, Grigori Kozintsev, 1964); OTELLO (IT, Franco Zeffirelli, 1986); KING LEAR (UK, Peter Brook, 1953) Summary: This book looks at films made of Shakespeare plays and is an evaluation of such films and focuses on what is good and interesting about them as well attemping to interpret them.It is ultimately an appreciation of the films made of Shakespeare's plays. It provides the reader with the vocabulary of film and a cinematic way of expressing Shakespeare's characters, settings, themes, structures and verbal and dramatic styles.It looks at the strenghts of the works of filmakers such as Zeffirelli, or Olivier Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 0253351960 ID2: 291 More info