Shakespeare and his stage: Approaches to Hamlet

United States, 1975

Film
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This film is narrated by Sir John Gielgud, and was photographed in England on a stage reconstructed in an Elizabethan courtyard. It concentrates mainly on the staging and interpretation of Hamlet. Includes interpretations of Hamlet by such actors as Laurence Olivier, Nicol Williamson, John Barrymore and John Gielgud. Provides background information on Shakespeare and the Elizabethan period.

Credits

producer/director

Harold Mantell

production company

Films for the Humanities

Language

English

Duration

00:50:00:00

Colour

Colour

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