Macbeth (1971)

A picture of John Finch who played Macbeth in one of the famous movie depictions. Macbeth was greatly influence by the witches, witchcraft, and other higher powers and the supernatural throughout the play

Macbeth (1971)  "The Tragedy of Macbeth" (original title)

Directed by Roman Polanski. With Jon Finch, Francesca Annis, Martin Shaw, Terence Bayler. A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish lord seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.


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Macbeth Blu-ray (The Tragedy of Macbeth) Starring Jon Finch, Francesca Annis and Martin Shaw. In Roman Polanski's bloody and disturbing adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth', Jon Finch plays the Scottish nobleman who is persuaded to usurp the kingship.

Macbeth (1971) . Perhaps one of, if not THE best Shakespeare adaptation. Also one of Polanski's best efforts.

Roman Polanski tackled Macbeth in 1972 with financial backing by Hugh Hefner of Playboy Magazine fame. It was wild and wooly.

Macbeth (1971): Roman Polanski's adaptation of Shakespeare.  Jon Finch in title role and Francesca Annis as Lady Macbeth. Finch served in The Artists Rifles.

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At the outset, Lady Macbeth is portrayed as a controlling character. She seems to have ways to convince Macbeth into doing deeds that he would resent in doing under normal circumstances.


Scene 6 Duncan arrives at Macbeth's castle and Lady Macbeth very eagerly welcomes them despite her plans

Macbeth 1971 - Polanski

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ROMAN POLANSKI: Knife in the Water (1962), Repulsion (1965), Cul-De-Sac (1966), Macbeth (1971), The Tenant (1976), Tess (1979), The Pianist (2002)

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On set for Roman Polanki's The Tragedy of Macbeth. 1971.

1971 - Jon Finch on the set of Polanski's 'Macbeth' wearing a playboy jacket