Sunday, March 17, 2013

Fever Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) - Reinhardt, Dieterle

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Couldn't help checking this out based on the film stills I saw despite my disinterest in musical and the bard's comedies. This big Hollywood production is visually impressive - expressive lighting, dual exposure, wire work, lots of sparkles. Cagney and Rooney have never been more annoying. Perhaps it's the granddaddy of all "It's all been a dream"tale.

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