Shakespeare and his stage: approaches to Hamlet
Recreates the theatre of Shakespeare's day through the staging of scenes from Hamlet in an Elizabethan courtyard near Stratford, England. Contrasts styles of Shakespearean role playing with excerpts from performances by Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Nicol Williamson and John Barrymore. Includes views of landmarks in London, Stratford and Warwick which shaped Shakespeare's approach to theatrical practice.
Seltzer, Daniel; Mantell, Harold; Olivier, Laurence 1907-1989; Gielgud, John 1904-2000; Williamson, Nicol; Barrymore, John 1882-1942
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
European Culture; British Culture; English Culture; Religion; Science, Technology; Theater; Literature, Print Culture; Theater England History; Hamlet
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- Physical Description
45 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Photographer, Anthony Spalla ; editor, Carlo Arcamone ; narrator, John Gielgud ; music, Arnold Black.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089949; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1355; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/815; OCLC: ocm19697770; Catalog Key: alephsys001710840
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