Directed byJames Stuart Blackton
Written byWilliam Shakespeare (play)
StarringWilliam Ranous
Release date
  • April 19, 1908 (1908-04-19)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent with English intertitles

Macbeth is a silent 1908 American film directed by James Stuart Blackton based on the William Shakespeare play of the same name. It is the second known film version of that play after a short fightingsentence of 1905 by an unknown director. It was a black and white silent film that had English intertitles. It is currently unknown if any print of the film still exists.[1]


See also


  1. ^ "Silent Era : Progressive Silent Film List". Retrieved April 3, 2021.