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Comedy (1929) 63 minutes ~ Black & White [Silent]

Feature:

Adapted from Shakespeare’s play: Baptista Minola, a wealthy resident of Padua, is the father of Katherine and Bianca. The younger daughter, Bianca, is charming and has many suitors. But her father will not allow Bianca to be married until her older sister, who is notoriously quarrelsome and bad-tempered, is married first. When Petruchio comes from Verona to Padua in search of a wife, he hears of this situation, and he accepts the challenge of trying to woo and marry the ill-natured Katherine.

Director: Sam Taylor

Writers: William Shakespeare (play), Sam Taylor (adaptation)

Stars: Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Edwin Maxwell

Category:

Comedy