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Acting Shakespeare

1982 Rated NR 1hr 26m

In this highly acclaimed one-man show, award-winning actor Ian McKellen shares his love of Shakespeare with personal anecdotes highlighted by performances of some of the Bard's most intriguing monologues. With verse from characters such as Hamlet, Falstaff, Macbeth, Juliet, Bottom, Henry V and others, McKellen speaks of his roles in Shakespeare's works, his life in theatre and his views on some of the greatest plays ever written.

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Cast: Ian McKellen

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: PCM Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.