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Shylock von Krakau, Der

Alternative title
Jew, The
Synopsis
Fiction film based on The Merchant of Venice in which the daughter of a pious Jew steals money from her father and elopes with her lover who has been borrowing from Shylock. Shylock’s pursuit of his daughter ends with a mental breakdown, a return to health, the rejection of his daughter and her death.
Country
Germany
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Silent
Year of release
1913
Availability
Presumed a lost film.

Credits

Director
Carl Wilhelm
Producer
Paul davidson
Screenplay
Felix Salten
Art Direction
Hermann Warm
Cast
Rudolf SchildkrautShylock
Beata EhrenJessica
Carl WilhelmLorenzo
Friedrich Kühne 
Lia Rosen 

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Distributed in England by the Ideal Film Renting Company, in three parts, as THE JEW.
Reviews
Ball, Robert Hamilton. Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1968 (p. 164-5, 344).
Der Kinematograph, October 22, 1913.

Production Company

Name

Projecktion-AG Union

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