Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Macbeth (1916)

Release LocationsFrance
Play ConnectionsMacbeth (abridgment)


R.H. Ball describes the picture as a "series of illustrative scenes." Since the star was a famous diva, one might speculate that the production offers an example of opera into film as much as Shakespeare into film. In any event, the film has disappeared

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

Lady MacbethGeorgette Leblanc-Maeterlinck

Company Overview

Producer éclair

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell