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The Milestone Collection: Silent Shakespeare

1911 Rated NR 1hr 20m

Featuring works that date back as far as 1899, this collection of short films gathers early cinematic takes on the works of William Shakespeare, including a 1910 production of "King Lear" and a 1910 version of "The Merchant of Venice." Highlights include Percy Stow's delightful take on "The Tempest" and the very first cinematic Shakespeare adaptation ("King John"), from filmmakers Walter Pfeffer Dando and William K. L. Dickson in 1899.

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Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono