Macbeth. Tragedy. Written by William Shakespeare
. Arranged in three acts and eight scenes by Orson Welles
. Scenic Design by Nat Karson. Costume Design by Nat Karson. Lighting Design by A.H. Feder. Directed by Orson Welles. Lafayette Theatre: 9 Apr 1936- May 1936 (closing date unknown/56 performances). Cast: Abdul (as "Witch ...
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Did You Know?
Has the distinction of appearing in both the American Film Institute and British Film Institute's #1 movie. For AFI it was Citizen Kane
(1941). For BFI it was The Third Man
(1949). Welles shares this distinction with Joseph Cotten
, who also starred in both movies.
Films that he wrote/directed often revolve around the rise and fall of main characters (Kane, Quinlan, Arkardin) who, in classic Shakespearean style, are unmade by their own vices.