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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Merchant of Venice (1914, Phillips Smalley)

TitleThe Merchant of Venice
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorPhillips Smalley
MediumBlack & white video
Length40 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsThe Merchant of Venice (adaptation)


An ambitious silent film produced by the Carl Laemmle organization as a Universal Special Feature

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

ShylockPhillips Smalley
PortiaLois Weber

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorPhillips Smalley
DirectorLois Weber

Company Overview

Producer Eclipse

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell