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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Love in a Wood (1916, Maurice Elvey)

TitleLove in a Wood
Release LocationsGB
DirectorMaurice Elvey
Play ConnectionsAs You Like It (derivative)


One of many silent adaptations with a vague connection to the Shakespearean canon, discussed in detail by Professor Ball. If all of these types of silent derivations were included in a Shakespeare filmography, the list would be overwhelming. A few, such as this one, need to be mentioned here to suggest the wide range of possibilities. For full details, see Ball

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

DukeEdward O'Neill
RosalindElizabeth Risdon
FrederickFred Groves
CeliaVera Cunningham
OliverKenelm Foss
OrlandoGerald Ames
TouchstoneFrank Stanmore

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorMaurice Elvey

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell