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
production company

Dansk Kulturfilm

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Denmark
Production dates
1950

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28429

Language

English

Subject categories

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 → Short films - Denmark

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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