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Hamlet

Author: Laurence OlivierBasil SydneyEileen HerlieNorman WoolandFelix AylmerAll authors
Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, [2000] ©2000 ©1948
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 82.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : RSDL dual-layer editionView all editions and formats
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The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Olivier; Basil Sydney; Eileen Herlie; Norman Wooland; Felix Aylmer; Terence Morgan; Jean Simmons; Desmond Dickinson; Helga Cranston; William Walton; Roger Furse; William Shakespeare; Janus Films,; Rank Organisation,; Two Cities Films,; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 0780021312 9780780021310
OCLC Number: 45055231
Language Note: English dialogue ; optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced in 1948 as a motion picture.
Credits: Director of photography, Desmond Dickinson ; editor, Helga Cranston ; music, William Walton ; production designers, Roger Furse, Roger Ramsdell.
Cast: Laurence Olivier, Basil Sydney, Eileen Herlie, Norman Wooland, Felix Aylmer, Terence Morgan, Jean Simmons, Peter Cushing, Anthony Quayle.
Awards: Academy Award: 1949, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Laurence Olivier); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Black-and-White (Carmen Dillon, Roger K. Furse); Best Costume Design, Black-and-White (Roger K. Furse); Best Picture (Laurence Olivier)
Description: 1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (1 folded sheet (6 pages) ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD, Dolby digital mono, 1.33:1 aspect ratio.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 82.
Other Titles: Hamlet (Motion picture : 1948)
Laurence Olivier's Hamlet
Responsibility: Janus Films, a J. Arthur Rank Enterprise, a Two Cities Films ; produced & directed by Laurence Olivier.

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The classic version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, the towering tragedy of the Danish prince who feigns madness to trap his father's murderer.

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