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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

143 min - Fantasy, Comedy, Science Fiction, Romance - 9 October 1935
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Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get him from her by using some magic. But they're not alone in that forest.Lysander and Hermina have there a rendezvous, Helena and Demetrius are there, too as well as some actors, who are practicing a play for the ongoing wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused...

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Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get him from her by using some magic. But they're not alone in that forest.Lysander and Hermina have there a rendezvous, Helena and Demetrius are there, too as well as some actors, who are practicing a play for the ongoing wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused...



Tagline: Three Centuries In The Making ! An immortal literary classic becomes a triumph of the ages !

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  9 October 1935

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Warner Bros.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 23 min

Academy Award Nominations and Wins

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR — Sherry Shourds [came in 2nd]
    [NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. Write-in candidate.]
CINEMATOGRAPHY — Hal Mohr – WON
    [NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. Write-in candidate.]
FILM EDITING — Ralph Dawson – WON
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION — Warner Bros.


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