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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Wet Paint (1926, Arthur Rosson)

TitleWet Paint
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorArthur Rosson
Length57 mins
Play ConnectionsMuch Ado About Nothing (derivative)


A highly derivative treatment (Ball, SOSF 267). A Hollywood slapstick farce with a plot line that vaguely parallels the motif of endangered romance through slander in Shakespeare's play

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

CastHelene Costello
CastRaymond Griffith
CastBryant Washburn

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorArthur Rosson

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell