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Twelfth Night (1939)

TV Movie | 150 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Viola and Sebastian are lookalike twins, separated by a shipwreck. Viola lands in Illyria, where she disguises herself like her brother and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino. Orsino sends her to help him woo the Lady Olivia, who ...See moreViola and Sebastian are lookalike twins, separated by a shipwreck. Viola lands in Illyria, where she disguises herself like her brother and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino. Orsino sends her to help him woo the Lady Olivia, who doesn't want the Duke, but finds that she likes the new messenger the Duke's sending. Then, of course, Viola's brother shows up, and merry hell breaks loose. Meanwhile, Olivia's uncle and his cohorts are trying to find some way to get back at Olivia's officious majordomo, Malvolio. See less
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Jan 2, 1939 (United Kingdom)

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Michael Redgrave
Sir Andrew Aguecheek Sir Andrew Aguecheek   See fewer
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Esmond Knight
Orsino Orsino   See fewer
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George Hayes
Malvolio Malvolio   See fewer
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George Devine
Sir Toby Belch Sir Toby Belch   See fewer
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Vera Lindsay
Olivia Olivia   See fewer
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William Devlin
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Basil Langton
Sebastian (as Basil C. Langton) Sebastian (as Basil C. Langton)   See fewer
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James Donald
Valentine Valentine   See fewer
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John Rae
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Pierre Lefevre
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8.8 / 10 | 8 votes