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Hamlet [videorecording] / Janus Films ; a J. Arthur Rank Enterprise ; Two Cities Films ; based on the play by William Shakespeare ; director/producer, Laurence Olivier.

Publication:
[Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, c2000.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series:
Criterion collection; 82
Criterion collection ; 82
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Other Title:
Title on disc: Laurence Olivier's Hamlet [videorecording]
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations.
Hamlet (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Princes -- Denmark -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Motion pictures, British.
Film adaptations.
System Details:
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Summary:
The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer.
Participant:
Laurence Olivier, Felix Aylmer, Jean Simmons, Eileen Herlie, Anthony Quayle, Basil Sydney, Norman Wooland, Terence Morgan, Stanley Holloway.
Credits:
Photographer, Desmond Dickinson ; editor, Reginald Beck ; music William Walton, conducted by Muir Mathieson.
Notes:
Originally issued as a motion picture in England in 1948.
"This brilliant production earned critical acclaim and four 1948 Academy Awards: Best picture, Actor, Art direction-set direction and Costume design"--Container.
Contributor:
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989 , Director,
Walton, William, 1902-1983 ,
Rank, J. Arthur, 1888-1972 , Producer
Aylmer, Felix, 1889-1979. , Actor
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010 , Actor
Herlie, Eileen. , Actor
Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989 , Actor
Holloway, Stanley. , Actor
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. , Author
Janus Films. , Distributor
Two Cities Films. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
0780021312
OCLC:
45055231
Publisher Number:
HAM020 The Criterion Collection