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.

Writers:

Worthington Miner (adaptation), William Shakespeare (play)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Charlton Heston ... Macbeth
Judith Evelyn ... Lady Macbeth
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Boyne Peter Boyne ... Banquo
Betty Furness ... Herself - Commercial Spokeswoman
Michael Jay Michael Jay ... Fleance
Darren McGavin ... Macduff
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1951 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Version of Macbeth (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Introduction from "Le Coq d' Or"
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
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