Movie and Television List
1974. Catch My Soul: Santa Fe Satan, Metromedia Productions. Directed by Patrick McGoohan. With Richie Havens (Othello). A rock opera version of Othello that originated on the London stage.
1974. Harry and Tonto, 20th Century Fox. Directed by Paul Mazursky. With Art Carney (Harry Coombes). After his life-long New York City home is torn down, a retired schoolteacher makes a cross-country journey to visit his estranged children in this adaptation of King Lear.
1974. King Lear, New York Shakespeare Festival and PBS. Directed by Edwin Sherin. With James Earl Jones (Lear) and Raul Julia (Edmund). Filmed stage production / television production.
1973. Much Ado About Nothing, New York Shakespeare Festival and CBS Television. Directed by Nick Havinga. With Sam Waterston (Benedick). Filmed stage production / television production.
1972. Antony and Cleopatra, Folio Films. Directed by Charlton Heston. With Charlton Heston (Mark Antony).
1970. Hamlet, Hallmark Hall of Fame and NBC. Directed by Peter Wood. With Richard Chamberlain (Hamlet) and John Gielgud (The Ghost). Television production.
1970. Julius Caesar, Commonwealth United Entertainment. Directed by Stuart Burge. With Charlton Heston (Mark Antony), Jason Robards (Brutus), John Gielgud (Julius Caesar), Richard Chamberlain (Octavius Caesar), and Christopher Lee (Artemidorus).
1970. The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare Society of America. Directed by Jack Manning. With Gloria Grahame (Mistress Page). Television production.
1969. The Merchant of Venice, never released. Directed by Orson Welles. With Orson Welles (Shylock). The production was never finished and the negatives were lost, but the remains were compiled into a forty-minute print that is currently stored at the Munich Filmuseum.
1968. Kiss Me Kate, Rogo Productions and ABC. Directed by Paul Bogart. With Robert Goulet (Fred Graham/Petruchio). Musical inspired by The Taming of the Shrew, with backstage drama mirroring the plot that the actors are performing onstage; remake. Television production.
1967. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Oberon and Columbia Pictures. Directed by George Balanchine and Dan Eriksen. A Midsummer Night’s Dream told without words through Balanchine’s ballet choreography.
1967. The Taming of the Shrew, FAI and Columbia Pictures. Directed by Franco Zeffirelli. With Elizabeth Taylor (Katharine) and Richard Burton (Petruchio).
1965. Campanadas a medianoche (Chimes at Midnight), Alpine Films and Internacional Films. Directed by Orson Welles. With Orson Welles (Falstaff), Jeanne Moreau (Doll Tearsheet), Margaret Rutherford (Mistress Quickly), and John Gielgud (Henry IV). Sir John Falstaff becomes the main character in an epic tale composed of episodes from Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor.
1964. Hamlet, Theatrofilm and Warner Brothers Pictures. Directed by Bill Colleran and John Gielgud. With Richard Burton (Hamlet) and Hume Cronyn (Polonius). Filmed version of Broadway stage production.