A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)

Max Reinhardt's legendary Hollywood Bowl production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream was transferred to the screen by Warner Bros. Like most of Shakespeare's comedies, the story contains several seemingly-unrelated… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 9, 1935
DVD Release Date: August 14, 2007
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Quentin Curtis
Independent on Sunday

Respectful of the text, exquisitely designed and lustily played, it is a model Shakespeare adaptation.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Feast for eyes and ears Shakespeare whimsy

Emanuel Levy

Bold and impressive, Reinhardt's screen version of his famous Hollywood Bowl Shakespearean production was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Gorgeous to look at, unevenly acted.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...overdone, overproduced, overblown, overacted.... Shakespeare gets rather lost in the shuffle, but it's hard to deny the film isn't fun to watch.

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Aj V
I absolutely hate overtures, and this movie has a long one! At least it doesn't have an intermission, though. I like Shakespeare, but I've never… More
Marion Ravenwood
awful, boring and boring and long. ugh......