Shakespeare and Kronborg

Denmark, 1950

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Jorgen Roos

production company

Dansk Kulturfilm

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Black and White

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