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Shakespeare's 450th Birthday

Watching Welles' 1948 film of Macbeth to commemorate the Bard's 450th birthday... it's on YouTube... not the greatest copy, but it is what it is.

It is also not a great film... shot under time and financial constraints for a traditionally low-budget studio, the almost B-movie aspects are obvious.  Hmmmm... sound familiar? Much of that can be said of most of the films we now call classic noir.

After watching this, I may dig out my copy of Polanski's Macbeth as…

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Added by Bill Walthall on April 23, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

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