Shakespeare for the Winter Solstice

 

A bit of history for your viewing pleasure.

In honor of the winter solstice, here is a 12 ½ minute 1910 silent film version of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale with scenario by Lloyd F. Lonergan and Gertrude Thanhouser, and featuring a cast that included Anna Rosemond (Queen of Sicilia), Martin Faust (King of Sicilia), Frank H. Crane (King of Bohemia), Amelia Barleon (Princess of Sicilia), Alfred Hanlon (Prince of Bohemia). Original music composed and performed by Raymond A. Brubacher.

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