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