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The classic MGM science-fiction film Forbidden Planet (1956) was based upon which Shakespearean play?

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The classic MGM science-fiction film Forbidden Planet (1956) was based upon which Shakespearean play?
posted Dec 21, 2017 by Rupali Thakur

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The Tempest

The film's plot was loosely based upon Shakespeare's play The Tempest, in which a man (magician Prospero/Dr. Morbius) on a remote Mediterranean island (or distant planet Altair-IV) used his 'magical' powers (technology) to bring things under his control.

answer Dec 22, 2017 by Ritika Sharma
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