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(1913) German
B&W : [?] Five? reels
Directed by (unknown)

Cast: Arthur Bouchier [Macbeth], Violet Vanbrugh [Lady Macbeth]

Film-Industrie Gesellschaft production. / Produced by [?] Ludwig Landmann? From the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Cinematography by Carl Hoffman. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was released 17 November 1913 in the United Kingdom by A.E. Abrahams. [?] The announced British film lengths were 4200, 4500 and 4700 feet. The film was copyrighted in the United States by Lucky Film Producers on 7 March 1916 and was distributed as a five-reel film by Big A Film Corporation. The play was previously filmed as Macbeth (1911). The play was subsequently filmed as Macbeth (1916). AFI-F1 n. F1.2696 erroniously states that the film is a British production.


Survival status: The film is presumed lost : A print may exist in the George Eastman Museum film archive.

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Keywords: Authors: William Shakespeare (1564?-1616) - Crime: Murder - Royalty: Kings - Scots

Listing updated: 26 January 2015.

References: AFI-F1 n. F1.2696; Ball-Shakespeare pp. 183-188, 224a, 322, 348-349, 388 : Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Luke McKernan.

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