Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the kingdom of fairies have a slight quarrel about whether or not the boy Titania is raising will join Titania's band or Oberon's, so Oberon tries to get him from her by using some magic. But they're not alone in that forest.Lysander and Hermina have there a rendezvous, Helena and Demetrius are there, too as well as some actors, who are practicing a play for the ongoing wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Due to some misunderstandings by Puck, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused...

  1. Max Reinhardt


  2. William Dieterle


  3. Mary C. McCall, Jr.


  4. Charles Kenyon


  5. William Shakespeare


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ian Hunter

    Ian Hunter

    Theseus, Duke of Athens

  2. Verree Teasdale

    Verree Teasdale

    Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons

  3. Hobart Cavanaugh

    Hobart Cavanaugh

    Philostrate, Master of Revels to Theseus

  4. Dick Powell

    Dick Powell

    Lysander, In love with Hermia

  5. Ross Alexander

    Ross Alexander

    Demetrius, In love with Hermia

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A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream



Status Released

Release Information

  • October 9, 1935


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 23m

Budget -

Revenue -



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