The Taming of the Shrew (1908 film)

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The Taming of the Shrew
Directed byD. W. Griffith
Written byD. W. Griffith
Harry Solter
based on the William Shakespeare play
CinematographyG.W. Bitzer
Arthur Marvin
Release date
  • November 10, 1908 (1908-11-10)
Running time
17 minutes (@16 frame/s)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent film
English intertitles
The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew is a 1908 silent film directed by D. W. Griffith. It was based on Shakespeare's play of the same name.

The blurb for the film stated "if we could see ourselves as others see us what models we would become."[1]

Cast (in credits order)[edit]

The rest of cast listed alphabetically:

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  1. ^ Quoted in Robert Hamilton Ball, Shakespeare on Silent Film: A Strange Eventful History (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1968), 63

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