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Frederick Warde

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Birth name Frederick Barkham Warde
Nationality United-kingdom
Birth 23 february 1851
Death 7 february 1935 (at 83 years) at Brooklyn (USA)

Frederick Barkham Warde (February 23, 1851 – February 7, 1935) was an English Shakesperian actor who relocated to the United States in the late 19th century.

In the late 1870s he partnered with actor Maurice Barrymore and the two agreed to tour plays around the United States. Warde would have one section of the country while Barrymore and his company toured the other. For a time the venture was very successful.

Warde had two notable film achievements, one being the "discovery" of Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and persuading him to move from Denver to join Warde's New York City actors troupe. Fairbanks then made his Broadway debut in 1902.

The second achievement was as the star of Richard III (1912), based on the play by William Shakespeare. This 55-minute film was re-discovered in 1996 by a private film collector who donated it to the American Film Institute archive. The film is thought to be the earliest surviving American feature film. In 1916 Warde filmed another Shakespearean tragedy, King Lear, for the Thanhouser company. This film also exists. In 1917 he appeared in a Pathe film Under False Colors with an up-and-coming beauty named Jeanne Eagels. Another of his films was A Lover's Oath (filmed in 1921 and premiered four years later), opposite Ramon Novarro, in which he portrayed Omar Khayyám. It is regarded as a lost film.

Warde also recorded an early sound film Frederick Warde Reads Poem, A Sunset Reverie (1921) which was made using the short-lived sound-on-disc Phono-Kinema process.

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Filmography of Frederick Warde (5 films)

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Under False Colors
Directed by Émile Chautard
Origin USA
Actors Frederick Warde, Robert Vaughn, Jeanne Eagels
Roles John Colton

As described in a film magazine, John Colton (Warde) sends his son Jack (Vaughn) to Russia to compete the details of a loan to that government. While there, Jack assists the Countess Olga (Eagels), who is hounded by spies, out of the country. She sails for America and on the steamer meets Vera Ladislaus (Gregory), who is going to stay with the Coltons. The steamer is torpedoed and Vera looses her life. Olga, on arrival in New York, poses as Vera in order to obtain information in the John Colton home as she has been told that he is aiding the Russian government. After being established in the home, the kindness of the Coltons make her regret her situation. Jack's return home and the arrival of Vera's father complicates matters. However, upon Colton's statement to the assembled Russians at their headquarters that he is really helping the cause of freedom, Olga's true feelings to the Coltons, and especial Jack, are seen.
The Heart of Ezra Greer
Directed by Émile Chautard
Origin USA
Actors Frederick Warde, Thomas A. Curran, Helen Badgley
Roles Ezra Greer

The film follows Ezra Greer, a middle-aged man who has worked hard since his youth. He cares deeply for his motherless daughter, Mary, but was unable to attend the annual commencement at her co-educational college. He awaits for her to return from college, but Mary leaves with her romantic interest, Jack Denbeigh. On promise of marriage and wealth, Mary is romanced and gives birth to a fatherless child. Without word from his daughter, Ezra resigns from his job and attempts to seek her out and finds a poor motherless child, Marie. With Ezra's money exhausted he seeks employment and finds it as the valet of Jack.
The Life and Death of King Richard III, 55minutes
Directed by André Calmettes
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Théâtre, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Films about royalty
Actors Frederick Warde
Roles Richard, Duke of Gloucester, afterward Richard III
Rating57% 2.8576752.8576752.8576752.8576752.857675
Cette volonté de pouvoir ne fait pas de Richard l'incarnation du Diable que l'on a souvent décrite : elle naît plutôt d'un désir de revanche sur la Nature qui l'a fait difforme et sur la société entière, sur ceux qu'il a aidés à prendre le pouvoir et qui le rejettent une fois que ses mains sont salies (c'est lui qui a tué Henry VI et ainsi permis à Edouard de monter sur le trône).