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Henry V

Synopsis
Topical. Scenes from Henry V performed by the boys of King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford-upon-Avon. Ball (op cit) believes this production to be the first amateur Shakespeare film. Screened at The Picture House, Startford-upon-Avon. No further details known.
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1913

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Henry V
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
amateur films; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford-upon-Avon; School productions

Notes

Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p.164, 343). Cited in Kinematograph and Lantern Weekly, May 22 1913.

Production Company

Name

King Edward VI Grammar School, Stratford-upon-Avon

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