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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Real Thing at Last (1916, L. C. MacBean)

TitleThe Real Thing at Last
Release LocationsGB
DirectorL. C. MacBean
Play ConnectionsMacbeth (parody)


For an amusing account of this clever spoof on Macbeth, originally composed by J.M. Barrie, 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

MacbethEdmund Gwenn
Lady MacbethNelson Keys

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorL. C. MacBean
DirectorA. E. Matthews
ScreenplayJ. M. Barrie

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell