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Wood Love (German title:Ein Sommernachtstraum) is a 1925 German silent comedy film directed by Hans Neumann and starring Werner Krauss, Valeska Gert
Valeska Gert
and Alexander Granach. It was an adaptation of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.[1] Ernö Metzner worked as the film's art director.

Contents

1 Cast 2 References 3 Bibliography 4 External links

Cast[edit]

Werner Krauss
Werner Krauss
as Bottom Valeska Gert
Valeska Gert
as Puck Alexander Granach
Alexander Granach
as Waldschrat

and in alphabetical order

Hans Albers
Hans Albers
as Demetrius Charlotte Ander
Charlotte Ander
as Hermia Theodor Becker as Theseus Hans Behrendt Wilhelm Bendow
Wilhelm Bendow
as Flaut Paul Biensfeldt Walter Brandt as Schnock Tamara Geva as Oberon Ernst Gronau as Squenz Armand Guerra as Wenzel Paul Günther as Egeus Martin Jacob as Schlucker Adolf Klein Lori Leux as Titania André Mattoni as Lysander Fritz Rasp
Fritz Rasp
as Schnauz Rose Veldtkirch Barbara von Annenkoff as Helena Ruth Weyher as Hippolyta Bruno Ziener as Milon

References[edit]

^ Kreimeier p.101

Bibliography[edit]

Kreimeier, Klaus. The Ufa Story: A History of Germany's Greatest Film Company, 1918-1945. University of California Press, 1999.

External links[edit]

Wood Love on IMDb

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William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Characters

Lovers

Theseus
Theseus
and Hippolyta Oberon
Oberon
and Titania Hermia
Hermia
and Lysander Helena and Demetrius

Mechanicals

Nick Bottom Peter Quince Francis Flute Robin Starveling Tom Snout Snug

Other characters

Puck Egeus Philostrate

Film

1909 1935 1959 1968 1999

Television

1969 1980 1992 1994 2016

Stage

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
(1970, play) The Park (1983, play) The Donkey Show (1999, musical) The Dreaming (2001, musical)

Ballet

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
(1962) The Dream (1964)

Opera

The Fairy-Queen
The Fairy-Queen
(1692) Pyramus and Thisbe
Pyramus and Thisbe
(1745) Puck (1949) A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
(1960, opera) The Enchanted Island (2011)

Film adaptations

Wood Love (1925) Dream of a Summer Night
Dream of a Summer Night
(1983) Get Over It (2001) A Midsummer Night's Rave (2002) Midsummer Dream (2005) Were the World Mine
Were the World Mine
(2008) Strange Magic (2015)

Other adaptations

The Triumph of Beauty (1646) St. John's Eve (1852) "Fascination" (1994)

Literature

A Midsummer Tempest
A Midsummer Tempest
(1974) A Midsummer Night's Gene (1997) A Midsummer's Nightmare (1997) Lords and Ladies (1992) The Great Night
The Great Night
(2011)

Comics

Auberon Faerie Titania

Music

A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream
(1842, Mendelssohn) Wedding March (1842, Mendelssohn) Three Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Songs (1951) Symphony No. 8 (1992, Henze) Il Sogno
Il Sogno
(2004)

Art

Hermia
Hermia
and Lysander The Quarrel of Oberon
Oberon
and Titania Scene from A Midsummer Night's Dream

Related

The Sandman: Dream Country (1991) Pyramus and Thisbe Mechanical Love-in-idleness The Apartment (1996) Wicker Park (2004)

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