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The Boys from Syracuse

Directed by A. Edward Sutherland
United States, 1940
Comedy, Musical

Synopsis

Loosely – very loosely – based on Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, the action takes place in ancient Ephesus where two sets of twins, both by coincidence called Antipholus and Dromio, cause havoc and marital confusion by trying to find each other.

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The Boys from Syracuse Directed by A. Edward Sutherland

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1941 | 2 nominations including: Best Art Direction, Black-and-White