Thursday, June 7, 2012

Your Lupins or Your Life

Costume drama heaven:  Mr Matheson Lang.  Canadian-born Scottish actor (1879-1948), known for Shakespearean parts, including Hamlet, Romeo, and Macbeth, and Shylock in a silent film version of The Merchant of Venice in 1916.  

"He went on to appear in over 30 films and was one of Britain's leading movie stars of the 1920s. Among his memorable roles were Guy Fawkes (1923), Matthias in The Wandering Jew (1923) (which also featured his wife as Judith), Henry IV in Henry, King of Navarre (1924), and Henry V in Royal Cavalcade (1935). "

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