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Richard III (1908, William V. Ranous)

TitleRichard III
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorWilliam V. Ranous
Length10 mins


Another Vitagraph one-reel Shakespeare film produced under the general supervision of J. Stuart Blackton, but probably directed by the Shakespearean actor, William Ranous. For further discussion of Vitagraph Shakespeare movies, see entry at 640

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

Richard Duke Of GloucesterWilliam Ranous
CastJulia Swayne Gordon
CastFlorence Turner

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorWilliam V. Ranous
ProducerJ. Stuart Blackton

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell