Kronborg Castle in Helsingor, the probable inspiration for Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”. Re-enacts a visit to the castle in 1600 by a group of English players, which Shakespeare may have accompanied, evokes the atmosphere of the castle and shows a Danish company in the annual summer performances of “Hamlet” in the castle courtyard. Script by Carl Theodor Dreyer.
Literature → English literature
Literature → English literature - History and criticism
Literature → Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - Criticism and interpretation
Music & Performing Arts → Theaters - Stage-setting and scenery
Short films → Short films - Denmark
Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)