Macbeth (1971 movie) facts for kids
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|Directed by||Roman Polanski|
|Produced by||Andrew Braunsberg
Hugh M. Hefner
|Screenplay by||Roman Polanski
|Music by||The Third Ear Band|
|Editing by||Alastair McIntyre|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
|Release date(s)||October 13, 1971(US)
February 2, 1972 (UK)
|Running time||140 minutes|
Macbeth was a movie directed in 1971 by Polish-French movie maker Roman Polanski. Jon Finch and Francesca Annis played the main characters. Polanski adopted Shakespeare's original play into a somewhat changed screenplay with the help of British theater critic and Shakespeare expert Kenneth Tynan. Hugh Hefner and Playboy Productions funded the movie. It was screened in New York and opened in Playboy Theater. Hefner was also executive producer of the movie and it was listed as a Playboy production.
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