Macbeth usurps the Scottish throne by murdering his predecessor.





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Macbeth usurps the Scottish throne by murdering his predecessor.

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Release Date:

19 April 1908 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Macbeth, Shakespeare's Sublime Tragedy  »

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When the film was screened at the Chicago exhibition, it was censored by the police. The scenes showing the duel between Macbeth and McDuff, and the stabbing of King Duncan and the brandishing of the bloody dagger, were ordered to be cut out. See more »


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