Macbeth (1913 film)

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Directed by Arthur Bourchier
Produced by Ludwig Landmann
Based on play Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
Starring Arthur Bourchier
Violet Vanbrugh
Film-Industrie Gesellschaft
Release date
  • 17 November 1913 (1913-11-17) (UK)
Running time
5 reels
Country Germany
Language Silent

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 17 November 1913 in the UK. It was distributed in the US as a five reel film, and the British announced lengths were 4200, 4500 and 4700 feet.[1]

It is considered to be a lost film, though states that the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman Museum may have a print.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Macbeth". Retrieved 5 March 2013. 

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