Silent Shakespeare DVD
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Produced in 1899-1911
Main Language - SILENT
Seven short films, taken from the National Film and Television Archive Collection, which provide the first attempts to bring Shakespeare to the big screen, some with dazzling stencil colouring and featuring such talents as Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Features King John (UK 1899), The Tempest (UK 1908), A Midsummer Night's Dream (USA 1909), King Lear (Italy 1910), Twelfth Night (USA 1910), The Merchant of Venice (Italy 1910), Richard III (UK 1911). Invaluable, fragile traces of the past.
Length: 88 mins
Aspect ratio: 4:3
Cat No: BFIVD654
Format: DVD B&W
- Commentary and Introduction By Dr Judith Buchanan