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The Merchant of Venice. Drama (revival). Written by William Shakespeare
. Directed by Winthrop Ames
. Broadhurst Theatre: 16 Jan 1928- Mar 1928 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast included George Arliss
as "Shylock, a Jew of Venice".
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Mr. George Arliss
Did You Know?
[from his autobiography] Harry M. Warner
told me that when he decided to do Disraeli
(1929) he did not expect it to pay but he was using me as an expensive bait to hook people into the cinema who had never gone before.
After playing the real-life Mayer and Nathan Rothschild in the drama House of Rothschild, he played the fictional Francois Rothschild in the comedy The Guv'nor the following year.