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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Le miroir de Venise: Une mesaventure de Shylock (1902, Georges Méliès)

TitleLe miroir de Venise: Une mesaventure de Shylock
Release LocationsFrance
DirectorGeorges Méliès
Play ConnectionsThe Merchant of Venice (title only)


Worth recording simply because this lost film is yet another "Shakespeare" production by Georges Méliès, the pioneer filmmaker. R.H. Ball thinks, however, that the film may have had very little to do with Shakespeare's play. Possibly Méliès was only borrowing the title

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

CastGeorges Méliès

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorGeorges Méliès

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell