Selection by Daniel Rosenthal of 100 Shakespeare films covering twenty plays, spanning a century of cinema from a silent 'Tempest' (1908) to Branagh's 'As You Like It' (2006). Half of the films retain Shakespeare's language while others are genre adaptations and the assessments include melodramas, musicals, teen comedies and twenty-five foreign-language titles, The plays are arranged in alphabetical order and each essay begins with a synopsis and explores cinematography, design, dialogue, music and performance. The introduction traces the history of screen Shakespeare.

Item number 99750
Category Book
Type Films
Language English
Country of origin UK
Related people Daniel Rosenthal (Author)