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The Tempest (1911, Edwin Thanhouser)

TitleThe Tempest
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorEdwin Thanhouser
Length10 mins
Play ConnectionsThe Tempest (abridgment)


A one-reel Thanhouser silent Shakespeare film that may have been one of his less successful productions. We can never be sure because most of Thanhouser's films were destroyed in a 1917 warehouse conflagration

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

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorEdwin Thanhouser

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell