Joel Coen follows in the footsteps of Orson Welles and Roman Polanski with a faithful adaptation of the Bard
Orson Welles (Macbeth)Jeanette Nolan (Lady Macbeth)Dan O'Herlihy (Macduff)Roddy McDowall (Malcolm)Edgar Barrier (Banquo)Alan Napier (A Holy Father)Erskine Sanford (Duncan)John Dierkes (Ross)Keene Curtis (Lennox)Peggy Webber (Lady Macduff)Lionel Braham (Siward)Archie Heugly (Young Siward)Jerry Farber (Fleance)Christopher Welles (Macduff's Child)Morgan Farley (Doctor)Lurene Tuttle (Gentlewoman)Brainerd Duffield (First Murderer)William Alland (Second Murderer)
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
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