Saturday, 21 January 2017

Macbeth written by William Shakespeare and produced in Germany with Violet Vanbrugh playing Lady Macbeth in 1913

A scene from Macbeth written by the English playwright William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) and produced in Germany with Violet Vanbrugh playing Lady Macbeth in 1913




"In 1913, she appeared in Mrs. Pomeroy's Reputation by Horace Annesley Vachell and Thomas Cobb at The Queen's Theatre. They then produced their own movie in Germany of scenes from Macbeth."

"Macbeth is a German 1913 silent film version of the William Shakespeare play Macbeth, and the fifth film adaptation of that work. Arthur Bourchier plays Macbeth, and Violet Vanbrugh Lady Macbeth. It was released on November 17, 1913 in the UK. It is 47 minutes long."

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