Peg Woffington (1912 film)

Peg Woffington is a 1912 British silent historical film directed by A. E. Coleby and starring Leslie Howard Gordon.[1] The film is based on the 1852 play Masks and Faces by Tom Taylor and Charles Reade. The play had previously been turned into a 1910 American film, and several further adaptations followed. It features the eighteenth century Irish actress Peg Woffington as a major character.

Peg Woffington
Directed byA. E. Coleby
Written byTom Taylor (play)
Charles Reade (play)
George Pearson
StarringLeslie Howard Gordon
Britannia Films
Distributed byPathé Pictures International
Release date
August 1912
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles


  1. Klossner p.289


  • Klossner, Michael. The Europe of 1500-1815 on Film and Television: A Worldwide Filmography of Over 2550 Works, 1895 Through 2000. McFarland & Company, 2002.

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