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Sarah Bernhardt as Lady Macbeth. Picture by Felix Nadar, 1884, Bibliothèque nationale de France.

Sarah Bernhardt as Lady Macbeth. Picture by Felix Nadar, Bibliothèque nationale de France.

As Lady MacBeth.1955.

Vivien Leigh as Lady Macbeth, 1955

"I see thee still, and on thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood, which was not so before."(2.1.45-47) Just before Macbeth kills Duncan he sees the the dagger of the mind and sees blood drip from it. This dagger is seen from Macbeth's perspective.

"I see thee still, and on thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood, which was not so Just before Macbeth kills Duncan he sees the the dagger of the mind and sees blood drip from it. This dagger is seen from Macbeth's perspective.

Vivien Leigh as Lady Macbeth at Stratford, 1955 by Angus McBean

Vivien Leigh as Lady Macbeth at Stratford, 1955 by Angus McBean