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TITLE
Matheson Lang in 'The Wandering Jew'
EXTERNAL ID
GB1796_1999_116_361
PLACENAME
unidentified
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
11345
KEYWORDS
actors
plays
theatre
film
cinemas
Matheson Lang in 'The Wandering Jew'

Matheson Lang was an actor, on stage and screen, as well as a writer and director. This photograph sees him starring in 'The Wandering Jew', which he also directed. The play opened on Broadway in February 1927. He toured the world extensively. His last film was 'The Cardinal' in 1936 and he died in Barbados in 1948.

Matheson Lang was the son of Rev Gavin Lang, minister of Glasford parish. In 1870 he transferred to Montreal, Canada, where Matheson was born on 15 May 1877. He moved to Inverness, with his family, in 1882. One of Gavin Lang's grandchildren, Cosmo Lang, became Archbishop of Canterbury


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Matheson Lang in 'The Wandering Jew'

1920s

actors; plays; theatre; film; cinemas

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

Joseph Cook Collection

Matheson Lang was an actor, on stage and screen, as well as a writer and director. This photograph sees him starring in 'The Wandering Jew', which he also directed. The play opened on Broadway in February 1927. He toured the world extensively. His last film was 'The Cardinal' in 1936 and he died in Barbados in 1948.<br /> <br /> Matheson Lang was the son of Rev Gavin Lang, minister of Glasford parish. In 1870 he transferred to Montreal, Canada, where Matheson was born on 15 May 1877. He moved to Inverness, with his family, in 1882. One of Gavin Lang's grandchildren, Cosmo Lang, became Archbishop of Canterbury <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.