King John

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King John

based on play or musical silent film

King John

Release Date: September 20, 1899

Year    :   1899
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Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   British Mutoscope and Biograph Company
Director    :   William K.L. Dickson, Walter Pfeffer Dando, Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Producers    :   
Writers    :   William Shakespeare
RunTime    :   2 mins.

Based on Shakespeare's play, Act V, Scene vii: King John is in torment, and his supporters fear that his end is near. As he writhes in agony, he is attended by Prince Henry, the Earl of Pembroke, and Robert Bigot. Prince Henry tries repeatedly to comfort his delirious father, but to no avail - John's pain is too great.

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