Macbeth (Hallmark Hall of Fame 1954)

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"Macbeth"
Hallmark Hall of Fame episode
Episode no.Season 4
Episode 8
Directed byGeorge Schaefer
Written byWilliam Shakespeare
Featured musiccomposed and conducted by
Lehman Engel
Original air dateNovember 28, 1954 (1954-11-28)
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Macbeth is a live television adaptation of the William Shakespeare play presented as the November 28, 1954 episode of the American anthology series Hallmark Hall of Fame.[1][2][3][4][5] Directed by George Schaefer, and starring Maurice Evans and Dame Judith Anderson, the production was telecast in color, but has only been preserved on black-and-white kinescope.[6]

In 1960, Evans and Anderson starred in a filmed made-for-television production of the play, also directed by Schaefer for the Hallmark Hall of Fame, but with an entirely different supporting cast. That production was filmed in color on location in Scotland, and was released theatrically in Europe.

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