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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Twelfth Night: or, What You Will (1910, Charles Kent)

TitleTwelfth Night: or, What You Will
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorCharles Kent
MediumBlack & white video
Play ConnectionsTwelfth Night (abridgment)


One of several brief (ten minute) Shakespeare films produced by Vitagraph at the dawn of the American film industry. For some other Vitagraph silents, see 7, 32, 47, 195, 199, 242, 354, 387, 436, 496, and 515

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

ViolaFlorence Turner
OliviaJulia Swayne Gordon
MalvolioCharles Kent
CastMarin Sais
CastEdith Storey

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorCharles Kent
ProducerJ. Stuart Blackton

Company Overview

Playgroup Blackton series of Shakespeare films

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell