Directed by Max Reinhardt, William Dieterle | Starring: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Billy Barty, Mickey Rooney

A film adaptation by Max Reinhardt of his popular stage productions of Shakespeare's comedy. Four young people escape Athens to a forest where the king and queen of the fairies are quarreling, while meanwhile a troupe of amateur actors rehearses a play. When the fairy Puck uses a magic flower to make people fall in love, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused.

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Publicity still of Mickey Rooney, Olivia de Havilland, Victor Jory & Jean Muir

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