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The Only Online Video Production Of Shakespeare’s Play King John

King John was the very first of Shakespeare’s plays to be adapted into a movie, in 1899. 115 years later, there is only one complete film version of King John available to watch online. It’s an outdoor production by a group of volunteers in Wichita, Kansas – and it’s about what you’d expect… including the minute-long discussion discussion by the cameraman and a companion about the best way to take care of a shirt in the laundry. It begins at two minutes and forty two seconds into the video below.

As corny as this version is, at least the folks in Wichita are showing up to put on a show. What gives, BBC?

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