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Macbeth

Synopsis
Fiction short. Macbeth directed for stage by F.R. Benson with Benson and his wife, Constance, in the leading roles. Filmed at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre.
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1911
Recording date
8 Apr 1911
Duration
14 mins; 1260 feet
Availability
Presumed a lost film.

Credits

Cast
F. R. BensonMacbeth
Constance BensonLady Macbeth
Eric Maxin 
Guy Rathbone 
Murray Carrington 
Nora Lancaster 

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
Theatre company
F.R. Benson Company
Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p84, 322).

Production Company

Name

Co-operative Cinematograph Company

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