Masks and Faces

Masks and Faces is a 1917 British silent biographical film directed by Fred Paul and starring Johnston Forbes-Robertson, Irene Vanbrugh and Henry S. Irving.[1] The film depicts episodes from the life of the eighteenth-century Irish actress Peg Woffington. It is based on the 1852 play Masks and Faces by Charles Reade and Tom Taylor.

Masks and Faces
Directed byFred Paul
Produced byFred Paul
Maurice Elvey
Written byCharles Reade (novel)
Tom Taylor (play)
Benedict James
StarringJohnston Forbes-Robertson
Irene Vanbrugh
Gerald du Maurier
Gladys Cooper
Distributed byIdeal Film Company
Release date
March 1917
Running time
6,700 feet
CountryUnited Kingdom



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