Chimes At Midnight

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama, Historical, War

Orson Welles' brooding, sometimes brilliant art-house film dwells on the tragic side of one of Shakespeare's most famous comic characters. Seamlessly integrating portions of Shakespeare's Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, along with (in the narration by Ralph Richardson) Raphael Holinshed's The Chronicles of England, CHIMES...read more

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Chimes At Midnight - Official Trailer
01:49 — On the brink of Civil War, King Henry IV (John Gielgud) attempts to consolidate his reign while fretting with unease over his son's seeming neglect of (more…)
(Movie Clip) I've Picked His Pocket
Writer-director Orson Welles (as Falstaff, in his film based on Shakespeare s recurring character) introduces Keith Baxter as Prince Hal and Paddy Be (more…)
(Movie Clip) I Will Redeem All This
This from Henry IV, Part 1, with the king (John Gielgud) ruminating about plots against him when his wayward son Prince Hal (Keith Baxter) arrives to (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Days That We've Seen
Writer-director Orson Welles as Falstaff and Alan Webb as Shallow open, Ralph Richardson narrates and John Gielgud as Henry IV assumes control, in Wel (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Orson Welles' brooding, sometimes brilliant art-house film dwells on the tragic side of one of Shakespeare's most famous comic characters. Seamlessly integrating portions of Shakespeare's Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V, and The Merry Wives of Windsor, along… (more)

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