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As You Like It (1936)

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A duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his retinue into the forest of Arden. The banished duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen in ... See full summary »

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A duke usurps his brother's land and power, banishing him and his retinue into the forest of Arden. The banished duke's daughter, Rosalind, remains with her cousin Celia. She has fallen in love with Orlando, but he has his own tyrannical brother to contend with, so he joins those in the forest. Rosalind, now banished, disguises herself as a young man, with Celia as her servant, and follows Orlando into the forest. There, nature stirs love's fires in various rustics as well as in those from the court. Phebe, a shepherdess loved by Silvius, is herself smitten with the disguised Rosalind. Can true love find a way, and can brothers be reconciled and harmony restored? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Today's most lauded and applauded star... (1949 re-release)

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8 January 1937 (USA)  »

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Ahogy tetszik  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Jacques: All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances, and one man in his time plays many parts...
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Enjoyable, like a trip to an antique store.
4 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film is clearly of it's time, in that almost no one acts

Shakespeare like this anymore. While I found the sound quality quite

poor, I enjoyed the almost amateur style of it. The woman playing

Rosalind, it turns out, was married to the director/producer- but I

still enjoyed her performance. She was lively and fun and always

interesting to watch. Olivier is stuck with the dull as paste role of

Orlando, and acquits himself quite well. This is a 96 minute version of

a 130 minute play, so it's a bit like reading the cliff notes. The

filming style is dated and base, the acting stilted and dated, and yet-

I found the whole thing kind of enjoyable.


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