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Richard III

Synopsis
The Battle of Bosworth scene from RICHARD III. The film is a series of title cards intercut with tableaux from the play in a theatrical rather than cinematic style.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1911
Recording date
12 Jun 1911
Availability
Hire

Credits

Producer
F. R. Benson
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Alfred BrydoneKing Edward IV
Kathleen YorkePrince Edward (Prince of Wales)
Hetty KenyonRichard, the young Duke of York
Murray CarringtonGeorge, Duke of Clarence
F. R. BensonRichard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard
Violet FairbrotherQueen Elizabeth

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Richard III
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
drama in English; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
See also: SILENT SHAKESPEARE
Note: The full-length version of this film is not in distribution but may be viewed in the BFI National Archive by appointment. See separate catalogue entry.

Production Company

Name

Co-operative Cinematograph Company

Distributor (Hire)

Name

BFI Film Bookings Unit

Email
bookings.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7957 8938 / 8935
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

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