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Michael Benthall (1919–1974)

Michael Benthall was born on February 8, 1919 in London, England as Michael Pickersgill Benthall. He is known for his work on The First Gentleman (1961), The DuPont Show of the Month (1957) and Farewell to the Vic (1963). He died on September 6, 1974 in London. See full bio »

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(age 55) in London, England, UK

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 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (director - 1 episode)
- Hamlet (1959) ... (director: stage production)
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series) (director - 1 episode)
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... (director: stage production)
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 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode)
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 1961 The First Gentleman (TV Movie) (producer)
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 1963 Farewell to the Vic (TV Movie documentary)
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 1990 The Tales of Helpmann (Documentary)
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He directed George Bernard Shaw's play, "Caesar and Cleopatra," at the St. James Theatre in London, England with Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Esmond Knight, Edmund Pardom, Clifford Williams, Cy Grant, Peter Cushing, Elspeth March, Maxine Audley, Jill Bennett, Henry Oscar, Richard Goolden, Niall MacGinnis, Wilfrid Hyde White,... See more »
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Directed Katharine Hepburn in two Broadway productions - "As You Like It" and "Coco". The production of "As You Like It" marked the only time that Hepburn starred in a Shakespeare play on Broadway, and "Coco" featured her only appearance in a stage musical. See more »

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