The Merchant of Venice

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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Release Date: October 12, 1923

Year    :   1923
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Genres    :   Drama
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Director    :   Peter Paul Felner
Producers    :   Peter Paul Felner
Writers    :   William Shakespeare, Peter Paul Felner, Giovanni Fiorentino, Pietro Aretino
RunTime    :   87 mins.

The film "Der Kaufmann von Venedig" ( The Jew Of Mestri ) was written, produced and directed by Peter Paul Felner in the silent year of 1923 and is a free adaptation of "Merchant of Venice" written by Herr William Shakespeare. It is an elegant and expensive German film production that was shot on location in beautiful and decadent Venice with some of the most important Teutonic actors of the time: Henny Porten, Harry Liedtke und Werner Krauss and even the mysterious Max Schreck.

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