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The Boys from Syracuse

Original title
The Boys from Syracuse
Year
Running time
73 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Charles Grayson, Paul Girard Smith, Leonard Spigelgass (Play: Titus Maccius Plautus, William Shakespeare, George Abbott)
Music
Frank Skinner
Cinematography
Joseph A. Valentine (B&W)
Cast
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Producer
Universal Pictures
Genre
Comedy. Musical
Movie Groups
Shakespeare: The Comedy of Errors
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Synopsis / Plot
The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love.
Awards
1940: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Art Direction (B&W), Special Effects
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