King John (1899)


King John Poster
Original Title: King John
Type: Short
Genre: Short, Drama
Runtime: 5 Minutes
Release Date: n/A
Is Adult: No
Language: 
n/A
Rated: n/A
Director: 
Walter Pfeffer Dando, William K.L. Dickson, Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Writer: 
William Shakespeare, Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Stars: 
Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Dora Tulloch, Charles Sefton  »




Description

King John does whatever it takes to keep himself on the throne of England, making enemies of the pope, France, and his nephew along the way.




Plot

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. Written by Snow Leopard




Tagline

'King John'. Scenes from Mr. Beerbohm Tree's latest production





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    The King's Death at Winstead (United States)
    Beerbohm Tree, the Great English Actor (United States)
    Король Джон (Russia)
    Kralj Janez (Slovenia)

  • Company

    British Mutoscope & Biograph Company

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Location

    British Mutoscope & Biograph Studio
    John Adam Street
    Strand
    London
    England
    UK





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.33 : 1

  • Color

    Black and White

  • Sound Mix

    Silent