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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Carnival: Venetian Nights (USA) (1931, Herbert Wilcox)

TitleCarnival: Venetian Nights (USA)
Release LocationsGB
DirectorHerbert Wilcox
MediumBlack & white video
Length1 hrs, 20 mins
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsOthello (derivative)


This is a sound version of the 1921 Carnival (see 441) released in the United States as Venetian Nights. Director Herbert Wilcox became one of the titans of the British film industry

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

CastDorothy Bouchier
CastLilian Braithwaite
CastBrian Buchel
CastDickie Edwards
CastKay Hammond
CastMatheson Lang
CastJoseph Schildkraut
CastBromber Wills

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorHerbert Wilcox
ProducerHerbert Wilcox

Company Overview

Playgroup Alfred Rode and His Tzigane Band

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell