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[VIDEO MEMORY] Summer in Dubrovnik, 1956!

Footage Released 1957 Brings us Back to the Beautiful Times in Our Beautiful City

The film ‘Summer in Dubrovnik (1956), published on YouTube in 2022, contains sequences from the following Festival Productions of 1956: Ero the Joker (Gotovac); The Devil in the Village (Lhotka); The Rape of Lucretia (Britten); A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Hamlet (Shakespeare); Othello (Verdi); Iphigenia in Tauris (Goethe); Dubravka (Gundullc); Uncle Maroya (Drzic); a piano recital by Kendall Taylor; and John Wright’s puppets. 

Footage released 1957 brings us back to the beautiful times in our beautiful city. Has Dubrovnik changed?

Treatment and Direction: Olivera Gajic
Camera: Simon Racskovic
Production by Geoffrey Baines
A film made by the BBC Television Film Unit in co-operation with Filmske Novosti, Belgrade